Paper Sunday 27 September 2020
24 September 2020

Lincolnshire in talks over separate paper collections

Lincolnshire county council is starting talks this week with one or more buyers of material under its plans for separate cardboard and paper collection services in the county. The council hopes that via district authorities it ...


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21 September 2020

Appointment briefs (21/09/20)


With news on: EPA adds director to its board; Sackers appoints new chairman; Bioenergy Infrastructure Group appoints CFO; and, DS Smith appoints new group HR director. ...

21 September 2020

Paper Round drops term ‘mixed recycling’


London-based recycling and waste management company Paper Round announced today (21 September) it will stop using the term ‘mixed recycling’ for any of its commingled collection services. The company will rename the services...

11 September 2020

Paper sector lobbies Indonesian Embassy over exports


Representatives of the UK recovered (waste) paper industry went to the Indonesian embassy in London yesterday (10 September) seeking clarity on the paperwork requirements for the export of material to the south east Asian country.

11 September 2020

Video report: Turkey’s move to use more domestic material


 EXCLUSIVE: The recovered (or waste) paper export market is facing up to orders coming to a halt for supplying China, more controls being imposed in Indonesia and ‘quotas’ introduced in Turkey. This week the UK’s Recycling ...

8 September 2020

HolyGrail watermarks trialled in quest for easier sorting


Packaging and paper group Mondi is to conduct full-scale industrial trials to prove digital watermarking could be viable for sorting waste at scale. The watermarks could mean the sorting of dry recyclables and other items could be...

8 September 2020

DS Smith sees efficiency opportunities in cost base


A trading update from the DS Smith paper and packaging group said the business has “progressed well” in the period since 1 May this year. The update, published 8 September, said that performance has continued “in line with ...

7 September 2020

Turkey moves to ramp up domestic recycling


A reduction in imports of waste materials for recycling to Turkey is expected after the country’s environment minister said the country's recycling sector is to concentrate more on using its “own resources”. It is understood...

3 September 2020

Lincolnshire to roll out paper collections


Lincolnshire county council has said it will roll out a separate paper and card collection service for all its residents by 2024, after a successful trial run. The council began a year-long trial on 2 September 2019,  which ...

2 September 2020

Positive message surrounds Shotton sale plan


Last week saw the unveiling of plans to sell the UPM Shotton newsprint mill with its adjacent materials recycling facility.  The announcement came from UPM at its headquarters in Finland. The business describes itself as leading...