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The recycling consultancy Axion hosted visitors from across the polymer manufacturing sector to look at plastics sustainability in the British economy. Read more

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With levels of waste plastics rising in the UK as a result of China's National Sword scrap import policies, the debate is picking up over what to do with them. Landfilling, rather than incineration, might be the better option, writes Keith Freegard. Read more

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Axion: Are biodegradable plastics better for the environment?

Richard McKinlay of Axion Consulting sheds light on the use of biodegradable alternatives plastics. Read more

6 Feb 2018 10:21 Guest Blog 1 Comments

Manchester based recycling experts Axion have set up a life cycle packaging 'Design for Recycling' service, for all stakeholders in the packaging supply chain. Read more

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The British Plastics Federation held a seminar series on November 9 to look at the use of plastics in new cars. Read more

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Manchester plastic recyclers Axion have celebrated fifteen years in business. Read more

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Waste PVC has been recycled to its highest level in the UK after a rise in construction demand for recycled materials. Read more

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Axion Consulting has finished a rebrand of its website and logos, to show its focus as a circular economy specialist. Read more

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Scheme to recover medical waste PVC wins award for BPF and Axion Consulting. Read more

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Axion staff raise over £3,400 in memory of ‘popular and respected colleague’ Simon Wilkinson at Great Manchester Run. Read more

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Axion Consulting has suggested new developments in marker technologies for sorting plastic packaging should not be viewed as ‘the answer’ to increasing recycling. Read more

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Recycling collection rates ‘cloud’ the need for innovation

Innovation and development in technologies to increase recycling of household plastic packaging is being hampered by how we measure its collection, and a lack of economic drivers to encourage investment, argues Axion's Richard McKinlay. Read more

13 Feb 2017 15:55 Guest Blog

The results of significant research to enable further developments towards establishing recycling options for flexible plastic packaging were unveiled at the K Show in October 2016. Read more

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RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, has won the Sustainability category of the 2016 ‘INOVYN’ Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. Read more

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The UK contributed 21 percent – or 107,593 tonnes – to the total recycled through Recovinyl, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme, in 2015. Read more

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A take-back scheme for the recycling of non-infectious PVC medical items is now operational in seven hospitals across the UK. Read more

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Tighter budgets and the need to increase recycling rates are prompting more local authorities to seek expert help to extract more value from the household waste they collect, according to resource recovery specialist, Axion Consulting. Read more

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Innovative research projects using novel and emerging technologies are attracting more talented students to careers in the recycling and resource recovery sectors, according to Axion Consulting. Read more

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A project aimed at improving the recyclability of flexible packaging has been recognised at European sustainability awards. Read more

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Axion Consulting says “significant progress” has been made in trialling and developing new flexible packaging designs aimed at improving recyclability. Read more

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