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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. Read more

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The companies, both founding member of the UK Plastics Pact, have agreed an initial five-year contract for recycled plastic from the plant, which is powered by non-recyclable waste through Viridor’s new £252 million Avonmouth Energy Recovery Facility Read more

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VO+ technology engineers a nano-voided structure into polymers to minimise the material used in a package by decreasing the density of the polymer Read more

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The bill, which establishes a recycling infrastructure programme within the Environmental Protection Agency, puts federal funding towards building new recycling technology and programmes to help increase collection rates Read more

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With two of its own PET recycling plants in Austria and Poland, and joint ventures in Mexico and Germany, ALPLA has long been an established partner in the field of PET recycling Read more

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The tests were carried out in independent laboratories that run analyses on different samples, following the procedures of the RecyClass Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for PE films Read more

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The 40-day trial will access the viability of Polytag, a recycling technology platform that seeks to facilitate the move for brands to a more circular packaging waste economy Read more

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At an inauguration event attended by VIPs and senior company executive, Willi Stadler, CEO of STADLER Group, opened the doors to an ultra-modern five-storey building which has the space to accommodate the company’s recent and future growth Read more

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Aimed at local authorities and business working in the recycling and reprocessing sector, the report provides an update on key developments over the past few years and highlights challenges and opportunities into the next decade Read more

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Aimed at senior figures within the investment community, the event was attended by 70 people, including representatives from numerous leading investment companies, and featured presentations from WRAP, the BPF, and PlasticsEurope Read more

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Jointly developed with more than 20 companies, 30 packaging prototypes enabled by Dow’s Pack Studios will be on display at K Read more

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Consumers can recycle their plastic ring carriers by searching online for their nearest dedicated collection point or by downloading a freepost label to send their plastic ring carriers to TerraCycle directly. Read more

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Coca-Cola Great Britain has launched a major new advertising campaign to remind people that its bottles are 100 per cent recyclable. Read more

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A new recycling unit, that could process up to 5,000 tonnes of non-recyclable plastic once scaled up, is being tested by the airport and could allow Heathrow to recycle 100% of its on-airport plastic waste. Read more

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Wood Mackenzie’s analysis estimates the amount of PET bottles required to meet the 25 per cent rPET content goal for carbonated soft drink and PET water bottles is equivalent to 1.5 million tonnes in 2025 and 2.2 million tonnes in 2030 Read more

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With the successful commissioning of its new £65 million plastics reprocessing plant near Bristol, in 2020 Viridor will create new raw materials from all its core recyclable materials collected in the UK Read more

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Axion has welcomed the all-in approach as it removes the incentive for brands to offer discounted alternatives not included in the DRS scheme, such as water in cans instead of bottles Read more

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Goplasticpallets.com says that the Government’s plans to introduce a plastic tax on plastic packaging with less that 30 per cent recycled content has made the moral case for using recycling plastic a business case as well Read more

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Backed by a range on national brands and retailers, the campaign is being run in partnership with Swansea City Council, and will launch as a five-month pilot in September, aiming to increase recycling levels Read more

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A final agreement is expected to be finalised during the second half of 2019, and would entail the sale of a recycling plant, worth approximately between €25 and €30 million, as well as license revenue and future profits Read more

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During the trial period Iceland has been gaining feedback from its customer, who have responded extremely positive with 96 per cent of shoppers believing the scheme should be extended to all retailers Read more

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