Reclamation and Recycling

Leading figures from across the recycling, environment and waste management industries are amongst the first to be announced as keynote speakers at a high-profile London event next year. more



The new compounding line at Luxus.

Luxus has installed a new £1.5m compounding line at its manufacturing facility based in Louth, Lincolnshire. more

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UK-based cleantech company, Econic Technologies, has announced the appointment of Dr. Just Jansz as the new non-executive Chair to the board of directors to take it into the next phase of business scale-up. more

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Wales’ Environment Minister has confirmed eight new projects across the country that will encourage citizens to ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ their waste. more


Document outlines key actions it recommends businesses should take to ensure sustainable use of plastics; says “significant investment” must be made to meet proposed milestones. more


Boston Matthews

Simon Brooks (left) and Graham Henstock

Boston Matthews and Munchy have appointed Graham Henstock to provide technical sales support for the company’s range of customers. more

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Shifts away from the traditional recycling business models could lead to more profits and open up market opportunities, says Axion. more

Everything you need to know at-a-glance about the Chancellor's new measures relating to reducing plastics waste announced in the Autumn 2018 budget. more

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The Dow Chemical Company has launched a worldwide campaign designed to raise awareness of the issue of ocean plastic pollution. more



AMI Consulting

The impact of the move towards a circular economy is presenting a new era for the polymer supply industry, finds a new report. more


Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of a ban on ‘single-use’ plastic items. more

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Environment Minister says new funding over the next three years will be in new infrastructure, campaigns and grants to further improve recycling rates. more



INCPEN has become a guarantor of OPRL (Image: OPRL)

INCPEN is joining the On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme’s guarantors, recognising the two organisations’ shared membership base and mutual interests in promoting the recyclability of packaging and a public policy environment that supports this. more

Industry News

A new £1.4 million flagship projects competition was launched at the inaugural annual meeting for members of The UK Plastics Pact, held in London last week. more


Bunting SSSC

The Stainless Steel Separator in action

Bunting Magnetics says the demonstration of equipment for metal separation during recycling operations at the Recycling and Waste Management Show (RWM) last month received “an unbelievable” amount of interest from visitors. more



Coral Products Ltd is developing its range

Plastic product manufacturer based in North West England looks to broaden portfolio with innovation at the heart of new product development. more

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Zero Waste Scotland has doubled the amount of money available to support innovative projects aimed at tackling marine plastic pollution, bringing the funding available to £1million. more



Tesco's reverse vending machine

Tesco has launched a reverse vending scheme in some of its stores in a bid to make it simpler for customers to recycle their packaging, as well as calling on Government to introduce a consistent approach to collection and recycling. more

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After a year where the questions and challenges facing the UK’s recycling and waste industries have increased and intensified, so too have the opportunities. BP&R reports from RECOUP’s annual conference, where the message was ‘seize the day’. more



The new compostable bags (Image: Co-Op)

The retailer is introducing the bags as part of a phasing out of single-use plastics across its stores, replacing them with more environmentally friendly and recyclable alternatives. more


Glanyrafon Industrial Estate, Recycling point for Ceredigion Council

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The Welsh Government has released its recycling figures for the last year, highlighting Wales' recycling success as a devolved UK nation. more

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