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24 June 2019

PRN compliance fee ruled out before 2020

The idea of some form of compliance fee for the PRN system looks to be unlikely in 2019 but is possible for 2020, according to a statement issued following a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Packaging. The emergency ACP ...

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

NEWS ARCHIVE

17 January 2018

Viridor pursues quality cullet in Scotland

 

The move towards collecting glass commingled with other recyclables has posed a challenge to Viridor in Scotland, and, the company believes the glass recycling sector as a whole. The waste and resource management business has made...

21 December 2017

Renewi and O-I sign agreement over Maltha

 

Waste and recycling firm, Renewi plc, and glass bottlemaker Owens-Illinois (O-I) have signed a new Shareholder Agreement (SHA) for their glass recycling joint venture, Maltha. The SHA signals a new start for glass recycling ...

6 December 2017

Encirc receives first cullet shipment by rail

 

Glass container manufacturer and bottler, Encirc, has received its first shipment of recycled cullet to its purpose-built railhead in Elton, Cheshire. The delivery marks the opening of the terminal, which is expected to reduce ...

6 December 2017

Tilbury sorting plant adds to URM portfolio

 

Glass recycling giant URM, which includes the Berryman brand, has opened new sorting facilities at Tilbury. Beth Slow talked to Mark Wilson, chief executive of URM UK about the company’s investment and future vision.

30 October 2017

Zero Waste Scotland invites proposals for flat glass

 

Zero Waste Scotland is inviting grant applications for sums ranging from £50,000 to £1,000,000, to contribute to its overall vision of developing a flat glass recovery network for Scotland. This will include both the ...

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 ...

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 ...