Paper Tuesday 20 August 2019
8 August 2019

Indonesian contamination proposals ‘unworkable’

Plans to implement a zero percentage outthrow policy for the import of waste paper and plastics into Indonesia for reprocessing have been described as ‘unworkable’ by the Recycling Association. The association, which ...


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6 August 2019

News in brief (06/08/2019)


With news on: Sainsbury's removes black plastic; Coffee cups used in greetings card range; council thanks residents for recycling; single-use bags slashed after 5p charge. Reporting by Lucy Lewin.

31 July 2019

Lincolnshire twin-stream trial gets green light


A proposed twin-stream recycling trial in Lincolnshire has been given the go-ahead. 7,500 homes will trial the system which will see paper and card collected separately from other recyclable materials from September 2, in a bid to...

22 July 2019

News in brief (22/07/19)


With news on: Second international E-waste day announced; Smurfit Kappa opens Tuscan plant; Tendring waste lorries raise mental health awareness, and; Recycling Technologies tackles plastic at British Summer Time festival.

22 July 2019

Lincolnshire councils consider twin-stream trial


Councils in Lincolnshire are considering a trial of twin-stream recycling which would see paper and card collected separately from other commingled recyclable materials. Selected households in the areas covered by Boston ...

18 July 2019

People news round-up (18/07/2019)


With news on: New chief scientist for Defra; DS Smith appoints paper division finance director; BHS name sales director for Max-AI; technical manager celebrates 40 years at Luxus, and; new recruits for UNTHA UK.

12 July 2019

Kemsley CHP granted development consent


Development consent has been granted for a combined heat and power (CHP) plant at the Kemsley paper mill in Kent, operated by DS Smith. The new CHP – known as K4 – has been developed in partnership with E.ON and will include a...

4 July 2019

News in brief (04/07/2019)


With news on: First Mile paper cup partnership; Grundon books marks 90 years; Ward scoops family business prize, and; Faerch black tray solution.

1 July 2019

Melia moves in at DS Smith Recycling


DS Smith has announced the appointment of John Melia to the role of managing director for its UK recycling division. Mr Melia succeeds Mat Prosser, who has been appointed to the new position of head of strategic business ...

1 July 2019

Biffa judgment raises ‘more questions than answers’


In the wake of the guilty verdict last week relating to the export of mixed paper to China by Biffa, Simon Ellin, chief executive of the Recycling Association reasons that the case raises a number of questions.