Glass Thursday 19 October 2017
11 October 2017

LARAC and Coffey cautious about DRS report

Both the local authority recycling advisory committee (LARAC) and recycling minister Therese Coffey have expressed caution in light of the latest report on Deposit Return Schemes from Keep Britain Tidy Group. The study, which is ...

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11 October 2017

Eunomia finds councils ‘will benefit’ from deposit scheme

 

A study supported by the Campaign to Protect Rural England and written by Eunomia has claimed that councils would benefit from the introduction of a Deposit Refund Scheme (DRS) for drinks containers in England.  The piece of work...

6 September 2017

‘More consultation’ needed on Scottish DRS

 

Businesses in Scotland have called for more consultation in the wake of confirmation that the Scottish Government’s intends to implement a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers across Scotland. Nicola Sturgeon, ...

17 May 2017

Obligation data offers clearer picture of 2017 packaging targets

 

Data published this week has confirmed that packaging recycling targets for 2017 look largely on course to be met by the end of the year, with performance in steel, paper and wood ahead of schedule. Obligation data which was made ...

4 May 2017

News in Brief (04/05/2017)

 

With news on: Glamorgan Cricket Club sees recycling boost; Ealing hits recycling target ahead of schedule; Rental sector recycling guide, and; Cawleys vehicle investment.

28 April 2017

Q1 packaging data shows plastic, steel and wood rise

 

Latest packaging recycling data published this week has suggested that processing of plastics, wood and steel has increased in the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same period 12 months earlier. The provisional data, ...

5 April 2017

PRN revenue topped £50 million in 2016

 

Revenue from the UK’s packaging recovery note (PRN) system totalled over £50 million in 2016, figures published by the Environment Agency this week suggest. This would suggest that the income from PRNs fell when compared to the...

28 March 2017

Re-Gen announces glass recycling deal with High 5

 

Northern Ireland firm Re-Gen Waste has announced a £10 million contract with glass recycling specialist High 5 Recycling Group. Under the terms of the contract, the Newry-based recycling and waste management company will ...

27 March 2017

Veolia secures outlet for St Helens’ cullet plant

 

Veolia has secured a take-off contract with Knauf Insulation for the supply of recycled glass cullet from a refining and drying plant to be developed at St Helens, Merseyside. Due for completion by the end of 2017, Veolia's £...

13 February 2017

Packaging recycling likely to have hit 8.2m tonnes in 2016

 

Provisional data for the 2016 compliance year shows the amount of packaging recycled or recovered in the UK is likely to finish at an estimated 8.2 million tonnes. The estimated figure has been taken from monthly reporting figures...

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