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Special measures lobby to avoid landfilling recyclables

As part of urgent efforts to prevent the landfilling of recyclable plastics, Recoup is lobbying the Environment Agency to agree special measures on storage exemptions. Temporary measures are needed because material flow in the plastic recycling market has been disrupted by a unique decrease in values and demand. This has left some companies with excess material they cannot store or sell. Companies that can store or polymer separate mixed bottles under their EA licences are ...