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Closed Loop Recycling chief says “solution is on the table”

Closed Loop Recycling chief says “solution is on the table”

April 3, 2015 No Comments »

The chief executive of Closed Loop Recycling, Chris Dow, has said that Wrap has a “solution on the table” to ensure the future of plastic recycling. Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 3 April 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 3 April 2015

April 3, 2015 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 to relaunch Easter Egg recycling facility

Sainsbury’s to relaunch Easter Egg recycling facility

April 1, 2015 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s is set to launch its Easter Egg recycling facility again following an initial trial last year. Read More »

Rieke unveils ‘major’ sustainability programme

Rieke unveils ‘major’ sustainability programme

March 4, 2015 No Comments »

Rieke is implementing what it describes as a major sustainability programme to help reduce the impact of its operations on the environment. Read More »

Unilever and Greenredeem team for Comic Relief

Unilever and Greenredeem team for Comic Relief

February 25, 2015 No Comments »

Greenredeem, the company that rewards people for everyday green actions, and Unilever are inviting the former’s members to donate points earned through recycling efforts to Comic Relief. Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 13 February 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 13 February 2015

February 19, 2015 No Comments »

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

Resource minister calls for pre-election recycling debate

Resource minister calls for pre-election recycling debate

February 5, 2015 No Comments »

Resource minister Dan Rogerson MP has called for all political parties to discuss proposals on waste and recycling ahead of the general election. Read More »

ACE UK signs up Printwaste Recycling as new bring bank contractor

ACE UK signs up Printwaste Recycling as new bring bank contractor

February 5, 2015 No Comments »

ACE UK has appointed Printwaste as the new contractor for its beverage carton bring bank service. Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 30 January 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 30 January 2015

February 4, 2015 No Comments »

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

CPI outlines measures required from next government

CPI outlines measures required from next government

January 27, 2015 No Comments »

CPI director general, David Workman has issued his January MPs Briefing, outlining what he believes are the policy measures required from an incoming government in May. Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 23 January 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 23 January 2015

January 27, 2015 No Comments »

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

L’Oreal to review green impact of labels

L’Oreal to review green impact of labels

January 19, 2015 No Comments »

L’Oreal Americas and Avery Dennison are collaborating to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of packaging labels throughout the entire lifecycle. Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 9 January 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 9 January 2015

January 13, 2015 No Comments »

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

PEFC report: Consumers trust certification labels

PEFC report: Consumers trust certification labels

December 18, 2014 Comments Off

More than 80% of consumers globally want companies sourcing certified material from sustainable managed forests to use certification labels, according to a new report. Read More »

Welsh Government publishes guidance on waste management

Welsh Government publishes guidance on waste management

December 18, 2014 Comments Off

New guidance will support Welsh councils and businesses to increase high quality recycling, according to the Minister for Natural Resources Read More »