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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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...

24 October 2018

Unilever and Veolia partner on global plastics work


Unilever and Veolia have announced a collaboration agreement to jointly work on emerging technologies that will help create a circular economy on plastics, across various geographies.   Starting in India and Indonesia, the work ...

17 October 2018

Councils warned about China paper pressures


Local authority recycling officers have been reminded of the ongoing difficulties in the paper recycling market because of less material going to China. And, they have also heard that a DRS (deposit return scheme) could jeopardise...

Warrens Group 16 October 2018

News in Brief (16/10/2018)


With news on: Viridor's Safestore contract; MRWA cardboard recycling campaign; Warrens Group biomethane delivery truck; and Refuse Vehicle Solutions finance package. Viridor secures Safestore waste ...

11 October 2018

SUEZ calls for recycling label shake-up


A new on-pack recycling labelling system featuring both colours and numbers could help simplify recycling for consumers without costing councils millions, according to SUEZ. The recycling company claims that while there are a “...

11 October 2018

Strategy to “go further” than EU’s Circular Economy


Defra and government policy on waste and recycling was explained to delegates at this week’s LARAC conference in Nottingham by the department’s Chris Preston.  And, in the opening session, chaired by LARAC chair Carole Taylor...

1 October 2018

Veolia points to public support for packaging redesign


Waste management company, Veolia, has announced that 89% of people believe packaging should change, according to its research conducted with YouGov. Veolia says the data shows that the public want packaging to “include ...

28 September 2018

Trower: ‘UK must address plastics reprocessing gap’


Recycling and waste management firm, Viridor, has called on the UK to address its “reprocessing capacity gap” for plastics, if it is to achieve future recycling targets and move towards a “truly circular economy.” The need...

28 September 2018

SUEZ research finds consumers back PRN changes


Done correctly, extended producer responsibility (EPR) will have a radical impact on consumer shopping habits, according to waste management firm SUEZ. In a report published today (28 September) the company says that a proper EPR ...

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