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BPF Recycling Group launches manifesto

BPF Recycling Group launches manifesto

August 21, 2014 No Comments »

The British Plastics Federation Recycling Group (BPFRG) has launched its new manifesto for 2014 with a strong message for PRN/PERN system reform for plastics Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 15 August 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 15 August 2014

August 21, 2014 No Comments »

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

Duo UK to produce sugarcane mailing bags

Duo UK to produce sugarcane mailing bags

August 20, 2014 No Comments »

Polythene bag manufacturer Duo UK has become the first UK-based manufacturer to produce mailing bags using Green PE, a thermoplastic resin made entirely from sugarcane ethanol Read More »

Mauser Group launches Mexican joint venture

August 19, 2014 No Comments »

Mauser Group, the global industrial packaging company, has expanded it Americas presence through the recent formation of Mauser International Mexico (MIM), an IBC and reconditioning joint venture Read More »

Novelis completes $106m investment in Brazil

Novelis completes $106m investment in Brazil

August 15, 2014 No Comments »

Novelis, one of the world’s largest recyclers of aluminium, has commissioned a $106m (£63.5m) coating line project for beverage can end stock in Brazil Read More »

Rexam showcases “sustainable excellence” of metal cans

Rexam showcases “sustainable excellence” of metal cans

August 13, 2014 No Comments »

Global can maker Rexam has created an infographic with engaging illustrations which highlights different stages of cans Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 8 August 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 8 August 2014

August 12, 2014 No Comments »

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

Welsh government boosts local authority recycling

Welsh government boosts local authority recycling

August 11, 2014 No Comments »

The Welsh Government is providing a £2m funding package for Merthyr Tydfil Council to improve its recycling services. Read More »

Wales claims recycling boost from bins and promotion scheme

Wales claims recycling boost from bins and promotion scheme

August 6, 2014 No Comments »

The Welsh government is claiming success with its Recycle on the Go scheme aiming to boost recycling outside of the home Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 1 August 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 1 August 2014

August 5, 2014 No Comments »

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

Reprocessing & exporting figures show support from plastic and glass

August 1, 2014 No Comments »

The Environment Agency (t2e) has released Q2 figures for 2014, showing total Q2 production up 176,089 tonnes - 10% - on Read More »

Solo Cup Europe supports recycling initiative

Solo Cup Europe supports recycling initiative

August 1, 2014 No Comments »

Solo Cup Europe has signed up as a founder member to a new paper cup recycling initiative to be launched in August called Simply Cups Read More »

MPs press for improvements to local authority recycling services

July 30, 2014 No Comments »

MPs have released the latest report on the circular economy, calling for improved local authority recycling services and a ban on food waste being sent to landfill Read More »

Amcor joins industry-backed recycling initiative

Amcor joins industry-backed recycling initiative

July 30, 2014 No Comments »

Amcor Rigid plastics has joined The Recycling Partnership, a collaborative, industry-backed effort to boost US residential recycling Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 25 July 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 25 July 2014

July 29, 2014 No Comments »

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