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6 March 2019

2018 packaging targets met, but ‘challenge ahead’

Packaging experts have welcomed the news that recycling targets for 2018 look to have been met, but have warned that 2019 targets could be more challenging. The comments come following the release of the 2018 Q4 packaging data, ...


With the latest news on issues affecting the wood recycling and reprocessing sector. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


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...

10 January 2019

Seneca to supply Rotherham biomass facility


Seneca Resource Recovery has begun a three-year contract to supply 12,000 tonnes-per-year of waste wood biomass fuel to the Templeborough Biomass Power Plant in Rotherham. North London-based Seneca, which is a part of the ...

21 December 2018

Hazardous waste wood testing – an update


Clarification has emerged about work taking place to aid the classification of waste wood as either hazardous or non-hazardous from construction and demolition sites. Details were published on Monday of an ongoing project to test ...

Wood packaging 21 December 2018

December 2018 news round-up


With news on: Wood packaging recycling targets; personnel changes at Suez, and; plant investments for Mick George and ETM.

20 December 2018

Enva announces Hadfield Wood Recyclers acquisition


Leading wood waste processing business Hadfield Wood Recyclers has been acquired by the services company Enva – the two firms have announced today (20 December). The acquisition sees Enva grow its presence in the UK market – ...

17 December 2018

Research looks at waste wood in construction sector


EXCLUSIVE: A project is underway in the construction sector to test waste wood for any hazardous content. Early findings suggest that some treated wood arising from the demolition of buildings built before 2008 could be hazardous. The testing...

7 December 2018

Wood-waste Fire Prevention Plan guidance released


The Wood Recyclers Association has launched a ‘sector-specific’ Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) guide for wood recycling businesses, developed in “close association” with the Environment Agency. It is hoped the guide will ...

4 December 2018

Eight-metre stack agreed in UK Wood Recycling fire plan


UK Wood Recycling (UKWR), part of the Hadfield Group, has received approval for the first Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) allowing waste wood to be stored in stacks of up to eight metres in height. The Middlesbrough-based company ...

16 November 2018

Recycle wood first, says Committee on Climate Change


Waste wood should be “reused and recycled wherever possible” before being used as a biomass feedstock, a high level report for government said this week. The recycling emphasis came as part of a report yesterday (16 November) ...

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