Packaging Friday 14 December 2018
28 November 2018

Tackling complex packaging at TerraCycle

VIDEO REPORT: Beth Slow speaks to Laure Cucuron, general manager at TerraCycle Europe, about the company's work on complex packaging.  The team at specialist recycling firm, TerraCycle, believe their ...


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13 December 2018

News in brief (13/12/2018)


With news on: Danone partners with Ecosurety on packaging compliance; Council bids to reduce HWRC waiting times; Ellgia announces Cambridge hospital contract; Cheshire East consults on collection changes; and,  East Devon to trial ...

6 December 2018

Funding offered for plastic waste research


Up to £60 million government funding has been announced for projects aimed at tackling plastic waste. The announcement of funding came yesterday from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, as part of its ...

6 December 2018

Convenience ‘key’ to DRS success, Recoup suggests


A survey carried out by Recoup has found that 20% of participants would not be willing to travel to return their drinks containers as part of a deposit return scheme. The result was part of consumer insight research by plastics ...

6 December 2018

DS Smith reports increased revenues


Paper and plastic packaging company DS Smith has reported a 4% increase in UK revenues as part of its half-year results released today (December 06). DS Smith said its UK revenue had jumped to £577 million in the...

5 December 2018

OPINION: PRN reform and the Resources and Waste Strategy


OPINION: What does the UK’s recycling sector need from the hotly anticipated R&W Strategy? James Piper, managing director of recycling compliance scheme Ecosurety outlines some of the areas he is hoping to see addressed. In ...

3 December 2018

Piddington sees opportunities in waste strategy


The forthcoming waste strategy is set to offer “great opportunities” for the waste management sector, the new chair of the Environmental Services Association has declared. The upbeat message came last Friday from Phil ...

28 November 2018

Valpak urges more collaboration on plastics


Packaging compliance scheme Valpak has called for further “innovation and collaboration” in order to meet the targets set out in the voluntary plastics pact agreement earlier this year. In April 2018, 67 businesses responsible...

26 November 2018

Environment Agency facing huge ‘freeriders’ backlog


EXCLUSIVE: Just one company has been listed by the Environment Agency as having made a financial contribution for a packaging regulation breach from 1 June to 19 October 2018. This is despite what is understood to...

26 November 2018

News in brief (26/11/2018)


With news on: Newport HWRC shop records best month; Coral Products picks up business award; Gaskells steps up homelessness campaign; and, Tesco and WWF partner on 'sustainability' ...

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