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9 April 2021

Glass supply chain plans Leeds recycling campaign

Leading figures from across the glass supply chain in Yorkshire have joined with Zero Waste Leeds to encourage glass recycling in the city.


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


14 August 2020

Subscription glass service resumes in Portsmouth


Portsmouth-based glass recycling scheme Just Glass has resumed collections after operations were suspended for two months during the coronavirus-enforced lockdown. Glass is not currently collected separately by Portsmouth city ...

10 July 2020

Hampshire changes tack and rejects £34m MRF


Hampshire county council has opted against the idea of building a state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facility (MRF

30 June 2020

Close the Glass Loop platform officially launched


Twelve European federations officially launched a programme targeting a 90% glass packaging collection rate in the EU by 2030 at a digital event today (30 June). Set in motion in response to EU rules increasing net recycling ...

16 June 2020

Looking ahead to our post-pandemic environment


The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on consumer awareness to waste and recycling, writes Tim Gent, director of UK glass recycling company Recresco. OPINION: Before the ...

12 June 2020

News in brief (12/06/20)


With news on: Recresco agrees one-year supply deal with Torfaen; BIR Shredder Committee launches membership survey; Tomra launches products at digital event; and, Stockton-on-Tees issues fines for abuse of bring sites.

19 May 2020

News in brief (19/05/20)


With news on: waste sector thanks public; European wine industry backs glass recycling; TOMRA hires motorhomes for service engineers; SESA ready to work with Scottish DRS.

19 May 2020

Cardiff’s recycling to ‘return to normal’


Cardiff council has announced that collections of kerbside recycling and food waste will no longer be sent for energy recovery from next month. In April, the Welsh local authority announced that all recyclables except for garden ...

14 May 2020

Deposit return approved by Scottish parliament  


The deposit return scheme (DRS) has been approved by Scottish parliament in a vote yesterday (13 May) after debate that it should be paused in light of the coronavirus outbreak.   The Scottish conservatives spoke against the ...

13 May 2020

British Glass urges Scotland to pause DRS plans


A survey commissioned by the glass sector trade association British Glass found that 61% of people think that Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) should be paused in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The survey was carried ...