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8 May 2019

Scotland confirms ‘all-in’ Deposit Return Scheme

Scotland’s cabinet secretary for the environment, Roseanna Cunningham, has today (8 May) outlined the Scottish Government's proposals for a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers. As reported by


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5 November 2018

Metals recyclers launch apprenticeship scheme


An apprenticeship scheme for the metals recycling sector was today formally launched with the message that it was an 'essential development' for the industry. The importance of the scheme, which has been developed under the ...

29 October 2018

Opinion: Dealing with market changes


OPINION: Waste and recycling expert, Paul Dumpleton, director of CSD Ltd reflects on changes in overseas recycling markets. The recent changes in the Asian market should come as no surprise as there have been a progression of ...

26 October 2018

Q3 PRN figures prompt mixed response


There has been a mixed reaction from packaging recycling experts to the third quarter packaging recycling data released this week. The Q3 packaging data, published on the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD) website, shows the...

8 October 2018 extends fridge recycling plant


Online electricals retailer has announced that it will open a new ‘mobile fridge’ recycling plant at its facility in Telford. The company says it will now be able to process absorption fridges, often referred to as ...

2 October 2018

Charity news round-up (02/10/2018)


With news of a charity run in the mud by Charity Car, youth charity fundraising at EMR, a homeless focus for Gaskells, and a Mick George group climb the Five Peaks. ...

28 September 2018

Metals ceremony sees Presidents Plaques unveiled


During the summer, the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) held a special ceremony at its headquarters in Huntingdon to unveil its newly created ‘Presidents Plaques’. The plaques list all the Presidents of the ...

10 September 2018

Metals sector welcomes EU’s BAT conclusions


The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) has welcomed publication last month (August 2018) of the BAT (best available technique) Conclusions for the Waste Treatment BREF of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) in the Official ...

5 September 2018

Ward unveils textile recycling division


Derbyshire-based metal recycling and waste management business Ward has announced the launch of a textile recycling division to be known as 'WARDRobe'. The company, which operates across England, said it also hopes to be working ...

4 September 2018

‘Negligent’ metals firm loses vehicles licence


A West Midlands-based scrap metal firm has had its restricted goods vehicles operator’s licence revoked, after failing to make sure its vehicles had safety inspections. B Shakespeare & Co Ltd, based in Brierley Hill, had ...