Paper Monday 22 April 2019
18 February 2019

Options set out for packaging waste reform

Full details of the options for a reformed producer responsibility system for packaging waste have been published by the government today (18 February). The details come within one of the four Resources and Waste Strategy ...


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18 April 2019

Kemsley paper mill set for carbon reduction measures


Plans for a gas-powered combined heat and power (CHP) facility at the Kemsley paper mill in Kent have moved a step forward with the National Infrastructure Planning organisation this month sending its recommendation decision on the project to...

9 April 2019

News in brief (09/04/2019)


With news on: Morrisons rolls-out paper bags; Suez launches Doncaster community fund; Veolia's employment programme; and, Yorkshire cafes champion compostables. Veolia ...

8 April 2019

Hartlepool paper plant adds to Palm sorting capacity


A paper fibre sort facility in Hartlepool, being developed by Ward Recycling Ltd of Middlesbrough, is expected to open shortly. The project adds to the sorting infrastructure for the Palm Paper newsprint mill in Norfolk which is ...

5 April 2019

Dutch paper recycler reopens after ‘severe’ fire


A major Dutch paper recycler, Peute Papierrecycling BV, has restarted operations at a site in Dordrecht, following disruption caused by a “severe” fire at the facility this week. The company has reported that some damage to ...

North Ayrshire 27 March 2019

North Ayrshire announces recycling contractors


North Ayrshire council has awarded new contracts for processing recyclable waste as it moves away from a fully commingled kerbside collection system from next month. From Monday, 1 April, the council is introducing 240 litre ...

20 March 2019

See recycling equipment demos at Letsrecycle Live


Details of some of the live recycling equipment demonstrations to feature at the inaugural Letsrecycle Live trade event have been released, with the event now just over two months away. The

25 February 2019

UPM fined after ‘fatal crush’ at Shotton paper mill


Paper manufacturer and recycler UPM was one of two companies to have been fined £350,000 this month after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries at the company’s Shotton Paper Mill in 2017. Last week, Mold ...

7 February 2019

Separate paper collection trials to launch in Gateshead


A trial to boost the amount of paper and cardboard collected for recycling and to reduce contamination will get underway in parts of Gateshead and South Tyneside this month. More than 1,000 homes in Low Fell and Deckham wards in...

6 February 2019

Arla discounts UK for wood-based cartons


Food manufacturer Arla has announced it has become the first company in Finland to use gable-top food cartons made from renewable wood-based paperboard which can be recycled in the waste paper stream. The cartons for milk, yoghurt...

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