The countdown is on to this year’s RECOUP Plastics Recycling Conference, which is being held in Peterborough on 29th September. more

Sep 13, 2016 11:58 AM Events

A recycling education programme launched earlier this year has had a positive impact in the school in which it was trialled, with students, teachers and families pledging to recycle more plastics. more

Aug 30, 2016 10:00 AM Environment

Time to take plastics recycling to greater heights?

Stuart Foster, CEO of RECOUP, expresses his concerns over the activities and actions – or lack of them – in 2016 that could potentially shape the next decade or more in terms of opportunities for the UK’s plastics recycling industry. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:34 PM Guest Blog

A competition deigned to showcase the best products made from recycled plastics is calling for entries. more

Aug 4, 2016 11:50 AM Environment

Bournemouth Council is encouraging beachgoers, holidaymakers and local residents to recycle their plastic this summer in order to be part of a unique World Record attempt. more

Aug 2, 2016 11:24 AM Environment

Global food company, Danone, and recycling organisation, RECOUP, recently joined forces to encourage the recycling of plastic bottles to young sports fans. more

Jul 14, 2016 3:25 PM Environment

An innovative method used to gauge opinion from plastics recyclers about how they intend to vote in Thursday’s EU referendum is also helping spread the message about the importance of recycling. more

Jun 21, 2016 12:26 PM Environment

Challenges around plastics recycling will be the key focus of discussion at an upcoming industry conference. more

May 6, 2016 3:53 PM Events

The annual RECOUP plastics recycling conference has announced that BBC presenter, Tom Heap, will return to its stage in 2016. more

Feb 26, 2016 2:22 PM Events

The annual RECOUP conference has become widely regarded as one which covers and debates key issues within the plastics recycling industry. The event attracts high level speakers addressing topics including legislation, targets and joined-up thinking. more

Jan 13, 2016 10:23 AM

An educational programme devised to engage the next generation in the importance and benefits of plastics recycling has launched in schools in Buxton. more

Jan 4, 2016 3:50 PM

A government-funded project designed to help Scotland achieve high recycling rates is asking Christmas shoppers to embrace the scheme. more

Dec 23, 2015 9:00 AM Environment

Recycling organisation, RECOUP, has launched a new, video-based campaign aimed at helping consumers realise the potential uses of plastics once they are recycled. more

Nov 17, 2015 9:15 AM Environment

The head of a UK plastics recycling organisation has said the “‘the unnecessary annual game of plastic PRN poker between the sellers and buyers will commence” now that packaging recycling data for the third quarter of 2015 has been published. more

Oct 26, 2015 2:36 PM Environment

Supermarket giant, Tesco, is offering single-use carrier bags produced using 100 percent recycled plastic, a proportion of which is from its own in-store waste. more

Oct 19, 2015 3:55 PM Environment 1 Comments

The amount of plastics packaging collected from UK households reached 492,623 tonnes in in 2014/15, an increase of 30,000 tonnes, or six percent, on the previous year. more

Oct 9, 2015 10:49 AM Environment

The CEO of RECOUP said “action must follow talk” regarding joined-up working and true partnerships in the UK’s recycling industry. more

Sep 29, 2015 12:55 PM Environment

UK manufactured plastic product recognised with third place at this year’s European Best Recycled Plastic Product awards. more

May 20, 2015 11:00 AM Environment

RECOUP’s guideline document for Packaging Technologists and Pack Developers who use plastic packaging has been refreshed and revised for Spring 2015 to encourage and increase recyclability. more

Mar 17, 2015 12:02 PM Environment

RECOUP has reported that since the start of its annual ‘Household Plastics Collection Survey’ In 1994, the UK has collected over two million tonnes of plastic bottles and half a million tonnes of pots, tubs and trays for recycling. more

Jan 6, 2015 2:11 PM Environment

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