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The UK Government recently closed four consultations that aim to meet commitments set out in the Resources and Waste Strategy and the 25 Year Environment Plan to accelerate change to how the UK funds, structures, and manages its waste materials Read more

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RECOUP commissioned the “Watch Me Think” study to facilitate recordings of citizen behaviour to gain an understanding of the actual behaviour of consumers at home when recycling and their perceptions on recycling. Read more

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The report found that 52 per cent of Local Authorities were experiencing issues with plastic markets, with nearly half of these stating market values were being affected Read more

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Concerns have been raised with regard to end markets for farm plastics which includes bale film, as well as feed bags, plant trays and chemical containers, and it is estimated that over 80,000 tonnes of plastic is used in UK farming annually Read more

Events

RPC bpi protec and RPC M&H Plastics were finalists in the EPRO Awards celebrated at the IdentiPlast gala dinner in March Read more

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Representatives from the horticultural industry have visited Viridor’s Plastics Recovery Facility in Kent to find out more about the plastics recycling process and the demand for polypropylene for recycling Read more

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The award, aimed at driving the demand for recycled plastics through innovation, is open to both design and final product entries Read more

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The seminar, entitled “Plastics 101” is being offered as a free session in the afternoon of Wednesday 25th September; the day before their annual conference. Read more

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The Plastics Recycling Charity has undertaken consumer insight research to understand a range of considerations for a Deposit Return Scheme in the UK. Read more

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In an initiative to address plastic waste, RECOUP and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have launched new guidance to help packaging designers create easy-to-recycle plastic packaging. Read more

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Entries are now open for the EPRO Best Recycled Plastic Product Innovation and Sustainability Awards. Read more

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Recycling Education Programme, R-Generation will now be available to every primary and secondary school in the UK. Read 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’. Read more

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Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service collaborate with RECOUP to deliver a Pledge2Recycle Plastics, “Cutting the Confusion” campaign to residents in Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire during recycle week. Read more

Environment

Veolia is calling on designers, manufacturers and Government to work together with the recycling industry to give consumers the levels of recycled content they expect to see in plastic bottles. Read more

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The amount of plastic bottles collected for recycling from UK households has risen by the biggest annual total in three years, says RECOUP, but amounts collected, quality and consumer confusion are still huge challenges to tackle. Read more

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RECOUP’s annual recycling conference has attracted a record number of registrations ahead of next month’s event. Read more

Events

Nine finalists demonstrated their plastic garments on the catwalk as part of the One Planet Norwich Festival. Read more

Materials

The Norfolk Waste Partnership has partnered with the plastics recycling charity RECOUP to put recycled plastic on the catwalk. Read more

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RECOUP has announced it will hold its Plastics Recycling Conference on 27th September 2018, to discuss plastic resources and recycling. Read more

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