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Resource minister calls for pre-election recycling debate

Resource minister calls for pre-election recycling debate

January 30, 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 »

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 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

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

EU to scrap and re-table Circular Economy package

EU to scrap and re-table Circular Economy package

December 17, 2014 No Comments »

The European Union has confirmed that it is to ditch the Circular Economy package and replace it with something "more ambitious". Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 12 December 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 12 December 2014

December 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 »

PEFC endorses Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation initiative

PEFC endorses Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation initiative

December 15, 2014 No Comments »

A new initiative that will increase Indonesia’s ability to export sustainable forestry products has been marked at an event in Jakarta Read More »

Leaked papers reveal EU plan to scrap waste recycling laws

Leaked papers reveal EU plan to scrap waste recycling laws

December 12, 2014 No Comments »

EU plans to make countries recycle more of their waste are set to be scrapped, according to leaked documents seen by the Guardian newspaper Read More »

Beverage carton kerbside collection reaches 60%

Beverage carton kerbside collection reaches 60%

December 11, 2014 No Comments »

The proportion of UK local authorities collecting beverage cartons for recycling from kerbside has hit 60%, according to new figures Read More »

£55k kit investment and new recycled line at Duo UK

£55k kit investment and new recycled line at Duo UK

December 10, 2014 No Comments »

Duo UK has invested £55,000 in a second closed loop recycling machine at the same time as launching a new packaging line with almost 100% recycled product Read More »

Unilever and Nestlé join flexible packaging recycling project

Unilever and Nestlé join flexible packaging recycling project

December 10, 2014 No Comments »

Axion Consulting is leading a collaborative project, involving Unilever and Nestlé among others, aimed at improving the recyclability of flexible packaging. Read More »

Cross-sector consortium launches pack recycling trial

Cross-sector consortium launches pack recycling trial

December 8, 2014 No Comments »

LRS Consultancy, in partnership with Tesco UK, Febreze, TerraCycle, Somerset Waste Partnership and Gloucestershire Joint Waste Team, is implementing a cross-sector plastics recycling trial Read More »