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5 February 2021

Recresco receives £250,000 Welsh Government grant

Glass recycling company Recresco has received grant funding of £250,000 from the Welsh Government to help increase its production and create new jobs. The funding will be put towards an upgrade in machinery to improve glass ...


With the latest news and past articles about the glass recycling sector. Use the News Archive below to find more items.


8 January 2021

Countrystyle acquires Indigo Waste Services


Countrystyle Recycling has announced the acquisition of East Anglia-based walking floor haulage and bottle bank collection specialist, Indigo Waste Services, for an undisclosed sum. The companies noted that since 2004, Indigo ...

24 December 2020

‘From strength to strength during challenging times’


Tim Gent, director of glass recycling company Recresco, reflects on how the company has made the most of a challenging year. This year has been one like no other bringing unprecedented challenges...

23 December 2020

Fatality sees F&R Cawley guilty of two offences


Luton-based F&R Cawley have been found guilty of two health and safety offences in the wake of an incident in 2014 when employee, driver Peter Coleman died in an incident in Watford. The incident took place on Watford borough ...

18 December 2020

British Glass launches resources for local authorities


Trade association British Glass has joined forces with resources charity WRAP and national campaign Recycle Now to launch a set of glass recycling resources aimed at local authorities. Created by British Glass and design agency ...

11 November 2020

Cardiff considers separate glass collections


Cardiff council is looking at rolling out separate glass collections across the Welsh capital early next year, in a move which it says could save it £55 per tonne of glass collected.  The proposed move would follow a change to ...

30 October 2020

Northumberland to trial glass collections


Northumberland county council is to pilot a monthly glass collection scheme from Monday (02 November) in a bid to boost recycling rates.  Four thousand households across four areas of Northumberland will each receive an ...

29 October 2020

‘Unbelievable’ rise in glass other PRNs


The second quarter of 2020 saw 135,220 packaging recovery notes (PRNs) issued for glass other: an exceptionally strong performance, and in lockdown too. James Langley investigates why.

8 October 2020

Lockdown provides paper sector with unexpected boost


The coronavirus-enforced lockdown provided the UK recovered paper sector with an unexpected "fillip", the chief executive of the Recycling Association said today (8 October). Simon Ellin attributed the change to the flow of ...

2 October 2020

Viridor’s recycling assets ‘on the market’


A long-talked of sale of Viridor’s recycling assets looks to be moving closer. Within the waste management sector there is a growing expectation that Viridor’s new owners, KKR, have opted to sell on the recycling activities ...