plastic recycling

Plastics recycling capacity ‘must double’

Plastics recycling capacity ‘must double’ The European plastics recycling industry must double in capacity by 2030 to meet targets. That warning has come from consultancy AMI, which said achieving this would be helped by a desire among companies to be … Read More

Defra minister bids to end ‘madness’ around recycling regimes

Defra minister bids to end ‘madness’ around recycling regimes

Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) minister, Rory Stewart, is looking to pursue his vision to move England’s local authorities towards a set of more ‘consistent’ policies in waste and recycling collections. Stewart spoke at a fringe session … Read More


Recycling Could Provide Aid to the UK’s Recovery

Putting a positive spin on where the recycling market is headed and how it will support the whole UK in creating future jobs, a recent report by Green Alliance shows that reusing and recycling waste materials could create 200,000 jobs. … Read More

England Runs the Risk of Missing Recycling Targets

Following Defra’s decision to take a step back from waste management, MP’s have urged Government to increase recycling rates across England by 2020. Government has been asked to ensure that only genuine residual waste is sent to energy-from-waste plants. MP’s … Read More

Businesses Can Save Money Through Proper Waste Management & Recycling

Businesses can help their bottom line, and their public image, by improving the way in which they manage waste and recycling. As space at landfill sites continues to run out, the cost of sending waste there continues to increase. The … Read More