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 … Campaign to Protect Rural England Collects Over 11,200 Drinks Containers 20.11.2018 14:54 Containers of All Sizes Must be Covered by Deposit Return Scheme to Cut Litter The Campaign to Protect Rural England has published new data on the types and sizes of drinks containers littered in England, to help influence the design of England’s deposit return system. read more … Plastic Bottle Recycler to Build Third US Plant in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania 16.11.2018 15:32 CarbonLITE to Recycle 2bn PET Bottles in New Facility Following Nestlé Waters Deal Nestlé Waters North America has signed a significant agreement with recycled PET plastic (rPET) supplier CarbonLITE, which will expand its US operations by building a third facility in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania. read more … Strong Domestic Recycled PET Demand Continues 16.11.2018 15:09 PET Recycling Rate Returns to Growth in US & Canada in 2017 In the US and Canada, the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) and The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) announced today the release of the Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity in 2017. read more … Obligatory Target of 35% Recycled Plastics in Bottles Backed by Recycling Industry 24.10.2018 12:52 FEAD Welcomes EU Backing for Mandatory Recycled Content in Plastic Bottles Trade body FEAD has welcomed the European Parliament’s approval of report which argued for it to be mandatory to produce beverage containers using at least 35% recycled plastic by 2025. read more …
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