Paper Monday 25 June 2018
7 June 2018

Two carton materials ‘temporarily’ incinerated

EXCLUSIVE: The aluminium and polyethylene material used in cartons is being “temporarily” incinerated in energy recovery facilities as the sector seeks a solution to the Chinese waste restrictions. The need for incineration ...


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18 June 2018

DS Smith recovers paper costs increase


DS Smith today (18 June) reported strong organic box volume growth of +5.2% with growth in all regions, in its 12 months annual figures to 30 April 2018. An upbeat chief executive, Miles Ropers declared that the company has been ...

5 June 2018

DS Smith among trio of paper sector deals


The UK's paper recycling and production business DS Smith looks set for further international expansion with the proposed purchase of Europac, a leading Western European integrated packaging business. In other recent developments ...

1 June 2018

Ensuring paper recycling quality at Veolia


This year saw some of the toughest standards ever imposed for waste paper exports to China. Steve Eminton talked to Kevin Bell, material sales manager at Veolia, about the impact of China's quality requirements. The imposition ...

31 May 2018

Costa to ‘review’ cup pledge if levy passed


A tax on single-use coffee cups would cause Costa Coffee, part of Whitbread, to “review” its pledge to recycle the same volume of cups that it puts on the market by 2020. That’s according to James Pitcher, head of ...

29 May 2018

Vietnamese ports impose import restrictions


Plastics recyclers have expressed concerns over restrictions on the imports of plastics into Vietnam because two of its main ports are awash with material for recycling and delays to ships seeking berthing slots. And, the ...

24 May 2018

Obituary: Brian Perry, chairman of Perrys Recycling


Brian Perry, chairman of south west business Perrys Recycling, has died at the age of 78. Hugely popular and well-liked for a friendly and knowledgeable approach to business over many years, his death last week (May 17 2018) has ...

23 May 2018

Bunzl adds ‘recyclable plastic coffee cup’


The catering supplies arm of global distribution and outsourcing company Bunzl has added a 'fully recyclable' coffee cup to its portfolio. Bunzl Catering Supplies say the ‘reCUP’ uses 48% less plastic than a standard PE ...

4 May 2018

China bans US waste paper exports for one month


UK waste paper recyclers were today assessing the potential huge consequences of a ban imposed on American exports of waste/recovered paper to China for one month. The ban also covers some plastic and metal materials. China...

3 May 2018

Veolia hopes for stability after material falls


An increase in energy revenue for Veolia has offset the losses caused by the decline in recycled material prices as a result of the Chinese waste restrictions. And, the company does not expect the situation in terms of weak market...

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