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The Protocol is a useful tool for addressing and testing specific design features with regards to recyclability of HDPE rigid packaging, which will contribute to a correct recyclability assessment of the overall package Read more

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The Government announced in February it was exploring two versions of a DRS, with the alternative on-the-go model attracting criticism from environmental groups due to it being restricted in the types of containers it can take Read more

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At an event held at the plant, Telford council’s cabinet member for borough economy, Cllr Lee Carter, was invited to press the button to process the milestone unit Read more

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Beginning in June 2019, PET household waste such as blister packaging, thermoformed trays, and films will be collected and sorted into a total of six materials types Read more

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These plastics will be brought to Recycling Technologies’ plant in Swindon to be recycled back into Plaxx, a feedstock for petrochemical companies to use in processes to make new, virgin-quality plastic with recycled content Read more

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This July Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Disney Middle East are teaming up to raise awareness of recycling and the need to eliminate single-use plastics. Read more

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As signalled in January 2017, the revised rules will take account of sortation processes at MRFs and the likelihood of reprocessing into recyclate for use in packaging other products Read more

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The Department of Agriculture, Environment, and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has announced that a fresh £23 million is being invested into making recycling easier and improve the quality of material being recycled Read more

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Clariant will offer solutions in four areas at K show. Read more

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Reverse vending machines for recycling are set to strike a chord with eco-conscious festival-goers across Britain this summer. Read more

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PVCMed Alliance is supporting the NHS Parliamentary Awards to recognise the importance of nurses, in particular in achieving sustainable development in the health sector Read more

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The shared goal is to advance mechanical recycling technologies in order to accelerate the transition to a circular economy of plastics Read more

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Clariant will unveil a series of collaborative sustainability projects at the K2019 trade fair as part of a focus on solutions in reduction, reuse and recycling. Read more

K 2019

The Re-Nylon project is a bold move towards total sustainability, and towards an ultimate goal of converting all Prada virgin nylon into regenerated nylon ECONYL by the end of 2021 Read more

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The patent application recognises CARBIOS for its invention of a proprietary method of recycling complex plastics, including coloured, opaque, and multi-layer products containing a mix of PET and at least one additional component Read more

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The focus of the consortium is on coated and painted textiles and plastic materials which are not currently recyclable Read more

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The new site will look to clean and refine the plastic AO collects from its main fridge recycling facility, which can process up to 700,000 units per year Read more

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The survey found that women are leading the plastic-cutting charge with 90 per cent surveyed saying their desire to use less is higher than ever Read more

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LLDPE/LDPE is the second biggest resin produced in the EU and consequently demonstrates a high recycling potential, but today’s recycling rate of resin is around only 31 per cent Read more

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The new grants have been launched as part of the £18 million Resource Action Fund, launched by Defra in May 2019, and are focusing on increasing reprocessing infrastructure for plastics and textiles Read more

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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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