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EA error leads to distorted aluminium PRN performance

An administrative error by a new Environment Agency (EA) computer system has made it look as though the packaging recovery notes (PRNs) for aluminium had dropped to the floor in published first quarter figures. However, it appears that tonnages for a major reprocessor had not been included meaning the distorted figure. The EA figures suggested that 7,676 tonnes of aluminium had been reprocessed in the UK and only 233 PRNs or packaging export recovery ...