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Currently three million tonnes of UK domestic waste is exported to the EU annually, either for recycling or to be used a refuse-derived fuel Read more

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Environment Secretary launches long-awaited blueprint that will see overhaul of ERP system, DRS implementation and consistency in household collections. Read more

Environment

The Changing Face of Plastics Recycling

The BBC’s Blue Planet II is seen by many as the catalyst that stimulated significant action regards the way we use, reuse and dispose of plastics. Paul Fears looks at the proposed measures and asks what change is needed to make them a success. Read more

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Polypipe supply more than 300,000 Permavoid and Polystorm-R components for water attenuation systems at new children’s hospital in Edinburgh. Read more

Materials

Vinyl Council confirms its PVC recycling in hospitals program remains unaffected by changes in international waste management strategies. Read more

Industry News

Polypipe has supplied two surface water drainage and wastewater management solutions for the newly opened King Street Train Depot in Blackburn. Read more

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Vision Gelpack to supply black bin bags to ESPO 180 Framework of six English councils. Read more

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Plastic waste ‘one of the great environmental scourges of our time’, says Theresa May in environmetla pledge to crack down on landfilled PCR. Read more

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The British Plastics Federation and Axion started RecoMed to create a circular industry for hospital waste. Read more

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Covestro is working with steel giant ArcelorMittal to recycle carbon dioxide exhaust into the plastic production process. Read more

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The great rivers of the world are carrying millions of tonnes of plastic into the seas. Waste Free Oceans has set up a waste harvest project on the River Ulhas in Mumbai, India, to recycle waste that would end up in the ocean. Read more

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A lengthy research project into a 'rvolutionary' catalyst' has borne fruit by turning CO2 into polyols. Read more

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NGO creates stylish fashion line, raising funds with organic and ethical clothing with an ecological message. Read more

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Unilever has unveiled new technology to recycle sachet waste. The CreaSolv Process, has been developed with the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging in Germany. Read more

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Trailblazer Apprenticeships for the resource and waste management sector will proceed after employers agreed resource management standards. 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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