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Vince Cable opens new plastic recycling line at Closed Loop plant

Vince Cable opens new plastic recycling line at Closed Loop plant

April 23, 2014 No Comments »

Business Secretary Vince Cable has opened the new multi million pound plastic milk bottle recycling line at Closed Loop Recycling in Dagenham Read More »

Environment Secretary backs metal packaging recycling programme

Environment Secretary backs metal packaging recycling programme

April 23, 2014 No Comments »

Owen Paterson, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, has offered his support to the MetalMatters recycling communications programme as it launches three major campaigns in the... Read More »

Environmentally-friendly packaging launched by Dempson

Environmentally-friendly packaging launched by Dempson

April 22, 2014 No Comments »

Dempson, the food grade paper, polythene and foil packaging firm, has revised its Heritage range aimed at environmentally conscious sandwich shops, cafés, and delicatessens Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 18 April 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 18 April 2014

April 22, 2014 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 11 April 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 11 April 2014

April 17, 2014 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange Read More »

Sainsbury’s launches dedicated Easter eggs packaging recycling facilities

Sainsbury’s launches dedicated Easter eggs packaging recycling facilities

April 14, 2014 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s has introduced a new scheme for customers to recycle their Easter egg packaging in stores Read More »

Huhtamaki makes push for tumblers during football World Cup

Huhtamaki makes push for tumblers during football World Cup

April 10, 2014 No Comments »

Huhtamaki is promoting its CE-marked plastic tumblers in the run up to the football World Cup this summer Read More »

Report underscores importance of packaging to reducing food waste

April 7, 2014 No Comments »

A new report from the House of Lords has recognised the role of packaging in reducing food waste Read More »

PRN pricewatch: Week ending 4 April 2014

PRN pricewatch: Week ending 4 April 2014

April 7, 2014 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange Read More »

Enval shortlisted for National Recycling Awards 2014

Enval shortlisted for National Recycling Awards 2014

April 3, 2014 No Comments »

Recycling and environmental technology developer Enval has been shortlisted for Team of the Year at the National Recycling Awards 2014. Read More »

PRN pricewatch: Week ending 28 March 2014

PRN pricewatch: Week ending 28 March 2014

April 2, 2014 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange Read More »

Nampak’s Infini bottle hits 500 million sales and scoops sustainability awards

Nampak’s Infini bottle hits 500 million sales and scoops sustainability awards

April 1, 2014 No Comments »

Nampak Plastics, UK producer of plastic milk bottles, has announced sales of its multi-award-winning Infini bottle have exceeded 500 million Read More »

Tesco aims to save over 1m wasted eggs with plastic pack switch

Tesco aims to save over 1m wasted eggs with plastic pack switch

March 27, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco has successfully trialed recyclable plastic packaging that will save more than a million eggs from going to waste each year, in place of pulp cartons Read More »

Symphony Environmental posts 65% boost in profits

March 25, 2014 No Comments »

Oxo-degradable additive firm Symphony Environmental has announced a 46% increase in revenues and 65% increase in gross profit for 2013 after non-recurring costs Read More »

PRN pricewatch: Week ending 21 March 2014

PRN pricewatch: Week ending 21 March 2014

March 25, 2014 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange Read More »