Paper Tuesday 12 November 2019
5 November 2019

ACE calls for carton recycling support

The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) has called on European policy makers to ensure cartons are collected and recycled. The call comes alongside its newly-launched campaign ‘We’re not just square, we’...


With the latest news and past articles about waste paper or paper for recycling. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


23 September 2019

Budweiser to remove plastic rings from can multipacks


Beer maker Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I has announced that it will be removing plastic rings and film wraps from the packaging in its entire UK-produced canned beer range by the end of 2020. The manufacturer will be replacing ...

19 September 2019

Coca Cola to swap plastic wrap for cardboard


Coca-Cola European Partners will stop using plastic shrink-wrap on its multi-pack cans sold in Great Britain over the next 18 months, using a cardboard outer sleeve instead. The new cardboard multipacks will be introduced on four...

12 September 2019

Quality concern over council’s commingled switch


North Warwickshire’s decision to end twin-stream collections and switch to commingled has prompted criticism from the paper industry, which has branded it a “short-term move”. The borough council will no longer collect ...

10 September 2019

WRAP and CPI warn over costs of commingling paper


A WRAP-backed campaign urging councils to end the collection of paper as a commingled material was relaunched yesterday (10 September)  with the claim that commingling costs local authorities “as much as £500,000” a year. As...

9 September 2019

News in brief (09/09/19)


With news on: Viridor transforms former London landfill; Buckinghamshire EfW sponsors one million bees; Norfolk HWRCs equipped with defibrillators, and; Manchester school given cheque for B&M paper recycling work.

6 September 2019

Our Paper campaign to ‘change focus’


EXCLUSIVE: The Our Paper campaign is to “change focus” after struggling to make an impact with local authorities. The project – which was launched in February by the Confederation of Paper Industries – aims to support ...

3 September 2019

Mission heads to Indonesia for paper recycling export talks


EXCLUSIVE: An urgent recycling mission to try and ensure that recovered paper is allowed into Indonesia for papermaking has got underway. The mission, led by Simon Ellin of the UK’s Recycling Association and Robin Wiener, ...

2 September 2019

DS Smith launches business coffee cup recycling scheme


Packaging manufacturer and recycler DS Smith has launched a scheme to collect and recycle single-use coffee cups from UK businesses through a chargeable service. The scheme is a direct partnership with Royal Mail and will see DS ...

30 August 2019

North Warwickshire opts to end twin-stream recycling


Concerns over the falling value of recovered paper have contributed to North Warwickshire council’s decision to move to a fully commingled recycling service from its current twin-stream system. Currently the council uses 55-...

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