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plastic packaging

Government backs £8m fund to boost plastic recyclabilitySubscription

16 January, 2020 By Will Hatchett

UK Research and Innovation launches competition for ’smarter plastics packaging’

oprl new labels

Simpler recycling labels welcomedSubscription

7 January, 2020 By Mark Smulian

OPRL will switch to ‘recycle’ or ’don’t recycle’ system


EA to crack down on firms avoiding packaging rulesSubscription

6 January, 2020 By Mark Smulian

Regulator lays out 2020 monitoring plan to make at least 110 site inspections

plastic packaging waste

Charities' bonanza from EA regulation breach paymentsSubscription

6 January, 2020 By Mark Smulian

Firms pay out in lieu of prosecutions following regulation infringements including for packaging

drs consultation

MSPs call on Scottish Government to heed DRS concerns Subscription

11 December, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Report calls for assurance that materials can be added to the scheme


paper quality recycling

Quality in, quality out must be the UK’s mantra Subscription

The market for recovered fibre has been through difficult times during the past couple of decades


How to get the behaviour we want for real change Subscription

Victoria Hutchin presented a paper at the ISWA World Congress on recycling behaviour change and discussed how behaviour science can be used to increase recycling

dow netherlands

Dow moves fast with partners in bio-plastics Subscription

Dow wants to scale up production of its bio-based plastic derived from the pulping process after its successful demonstration in drinks packaging

UK innovation shifts up a gearSubscription

Government and industry have been focused on finding solutions for plastics waste