Paper Sunday 17 February 2019
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...


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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...

23 January 2019

Councils urged to separate ‘Our Paper’


EXCLUSIVE: Local authorities who collect paper for recycling in a commingled process are being warned by the UK’s paper industry that they may face financial risks and should consider a move to separate collection of paper at the kerbside...

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China to produce ‘waste and raw materials’ catalogue


EXCLUSIVE: China’s delegation to the World Trade Organization has confirmed that it will be producing a catalogue of ‘solid waste materials’ which can be imported as ‘raw materials’. At the same time a statement at the ...

4 January 2019

‘Chemical spill’ at Oswestry paper recycler


A package containing ‘powdered chemicals’, believed to be from Brazil, saw seven staff hospitalised at a paper recycling depot owned by Recycling UK in Oswestry, Shropshire. The chemicals were thought to be inside a bale ...

31 December 2018

Palm to build fibre separation plant at King’s Lynn


A fibre separation plant is to be built by Palm Paper alongside its paper mill in King’s Lynn which recycles 500,000 tonnes of fibre per year into newsprint and associated grades. The significant investment in the separation ...

24 December 2018

Driver shortage adds to paper market pressures


A shortage of drivers, the impact of Brexit and Chinese quotas are all causing some concerns within the waste (recovered) paper sector. Driver shortages are impacting across the sector and are also affecting the waste management ...

17 December 2018

Ownership change sees Mark Lyndon in Winfibre rebrand


One of the UK’s major exporters of used cardboard and other waste paper grades is to rebrand as Winfibre, after changes in the ownership of its parent family in China. The new name will be rolled out from 1 January 2019 by Mark ...

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...

28 November 2018

China quality scheme detailed at first UK seminar


One hundred and fifty members of the recycling industry had an opportunity to hear directly from China’s inspection contractor CCIC London on Monday this week (26 November) at a seminar about the new quality control scheme, jointly ...

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