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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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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...

China 12 November 2018

Recycling Association launches China approval system


A new approval system for the export to China of used cardboard and some other paper grades has been unveiled by the Recycling Association. The system is described as “simple and easily bolted onto existing depot quality systems...

9 November 2018

Commission issues Brexit waste law warning


The European Commission has warned that unless a Brexit deal is done, exporters of waste and recycling between the UK and the EU – and vice versa  will face new rules as EU waste law will not apply. In an official Notice to ...

5 November 2018

TerraCycle teams up with producers on complex packaging


Three recycling schemes for traditionally difficult to recycle packaging products have been announced in recent weeks, in partnership with specialist recycling firm TerraCycle. And, the company will work with waste management firm Suez which ...

29 October 2018

Opinion: Dealing with market changes


OPINION: Waste and recycling expert, Paul Dumpleton, director of CSD Ltd reflects on changes in overseas recycling markets. The recent changes in the Asian market should come as no surprise as there have been a progression of ...

29 October 2018

China may delay import ban until 2021


Exports of secondary raw materials such as waste paper to China could continue for an extra year until 2021 at least, reports from China have indicated. Over the past twelve months, strict quality controls have been implemented by...

26 October 2018

Q3 PRN figures prompt mixed response


There has been a mixed reaction from packaging recycling experts to the third quarter packaging recycling data released this week. The Q3 packaging data, published on the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD) website, shows the...

22 October 2018

LGA warns of ‘risk’ to councils from China ban


The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned of the higher waste costs being faced by councils over the last year as a “direct impact” of China’s restrictions on imports of recycled materials from the UK. The ...

19 October 2018

Letsrecycle Live goes live


Visitors can now register to attend the two day waste and recycling Letsrecycle Live show, organisers the Environment Media Group have announced. Following last week’s launch, exhibitors already signed up include Storm ...

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