Paper Friday 27 November 2020
10 November 2020

Shakeup of ‘total recycling’ PRNs likely in 2021

Industry experts have welcomed Defra’s announcement of packaging targets for 2021 and 2022 and forecast that the total recycling obligation will boost demand for a wider range of PRNs. Yesterday’s release of the packaging ...


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2 November 2020

EA consults on ‘default building’ rule for waste sites


EXCLUSIVE: A new default rule which could see more waste operations having to take place in an “enclosed building” is causing concern within the waste management sector. The building proposal, which could prove costly to many ...

29 October 2020

Kirklees to work with Suez over HWRC dispute 


Kirklees council is working with Suez to re-instate cardboard recycling skips at its Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs), after it came under fire for not “taking action” to reintroduce them. The council suspended ...

20 October 2020

Appointments round-up (20/10/20)


With news on:  Turmec appoints chief executive; Recycling Lives duo for leadership team; Aaron Williamson joins Cyclelink; David Gladding in as Fleetclear commercial director

16 October 2020

LARAC 2020: ‘Source separation is best’


Source separation of paper for recycling is the best collection approach, Dan Prosser, at DS Smith emphasised to delegates at this week’s virtual LARAC conference. Mr Prosser is UK business development and fibre procurement ...

8 October 2020

Lockdown provides paper sector with unexpected boost


The coronavirus-enforced lockdown provided the UK recovered paper sector with an unexpected "fillip", the chief executive of the Recycling Association said today (8 October). Simon Ellin attributed the change to the flow of ...

2 October 2020

Viridor’s recycling assets ‘on the market’


A long-talked of sale of Viridor’s recycling assets looks to be moving closer. Within the waste management sector there is a growing expectation that Viridor’s new owners, KKR, have opted to sell on the recycling activities ...

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 ...

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...

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