Circular Economy Goals Increase Demand for rPET 22.02.2019 14:01 Starlinger Tech Helps PET to PET Boost Bootle Recycling in Austria Austrian plastics recycling firm, PET to PET Recycling Österreich GmbH, grew the number of bottles it recycled by 9% in 2018, processing some 1 billion PET bottles or 25,400 tonnes using technology from Starlinger. read more … Government Urged to Include Bottles of All Sizes 18.02.2019 15:11 CPRE Calls for Comprehensive Deposit Return Scheme as Defra Launches Consultation The Campaign for Rural England has urged the government to ensure that its proposed Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for bottles covers drinks bottles of all sizes. read more … Petcore Europe Working Group’s Solution to Sorting Issues in Recycling Plants 14.02.2019 14:26 Consumer Removable Sleves Could Improve Recyclability of PET Bottles Perforated sleeves for Household and Personal Care (HPC) PET bottles which can be removed by the consumers have been touted as a potential solution to the problems in sorting via Near Infrared (NIR) and optical detectors. read more … Producer Responsibility Scheme on Glass Beverage Containers 08.02.2019 13:52 Glass Bottle Recycling Scheme Introduced in Hong Kong Hong Kong’s Environmental Protection Department has rolled out the Glass Container Recycling Charter and a series of promotional and publicity activities to further raise public awareness on glass bottle recycling. read more … Second Annual REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Awards 31.01.2019 12:30 Unifi Awards for Partner Firms Which Helped it Recycle 14 bn Plastic Bottles Unifi, which produces textiles from recycled plastics, has reached the 14 billion bottle mark as it recognises a total of 68 companies in its second annual Champions of Sustainability awards a 36% increase over last year. read more … Envipco Reverse Vending Machines to Return 10p for Bottles & Cans 09.01.2019 13:11 Viridor Takes Charge of Collections in Scottish Bottle Deposit Trial Viridor is working with the Scottish Grocers Federation and a reverse vending machine manufacturer on a three-month deposit return scheme trial in Scotland. read more … RECOUP Research on Public Engagement with Potential DRS Schemes 07.12.2018 12:31 Convenience Key to a Increasing Recycling Rates with Deposit Return Scheme in the UK Following the conclusion of its recent consumer research, plastics recycling charity RECOUP has convenience is the key feature when it comes to Deposit Return Schemes. read more …
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