Beverage Container Recycling Rate Dropping 2019-08-13 12:35:57 Container Recycling Institute Responds to Recent Redemption Center Closures in California In California, the Container Recycling Institute (CRI) has called the recent closure of 284 recycling redemption centers by rePlanet “the latest and most significant setback to the state’s container deposit system”. read more ... Zero Waste Scotland Figures Highlight Potential Benefits of 20p Deposit 2019-08-01 17:02:53 DRS Could Keep 31,000 Waste Bottles from Scottish Beaches & Streets Figures published by Zero Waste Scotland show the dramatic scale of litter reduction of nearly 31,000 plastic bottles from Scotland’s streets, beaches and green spaces every single day, thanks to the forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme. read more ... Prevention the Only Solution to Marine Litter & Plastic Pollution 2019-07-29 11:09:48 Clean-Up on ‘World’s Most Polluted Beach’ Bags Six Tonnes of Waste Valpak's James Beard has helped bag six tonnes of waste from the most densely-polluted beach in the world and concluded that prevention is the only viable option to halt the tide of marine plastic litter. read more ... Airline Marks Plastic Free July by Diverting 460,000 Bottles from Landfill 2019-07-19 12:17:47 Air New Zealand Removes Single Use Plastic Water Bottles to Cut Waste and Emissions To mark Plastic Free July, Air New Zealand has removed individual plastic water bottles from cabins on Tasman and Pacific Island services under five hours in duration. read more ... Recyclable HDPE Packaging with RecyClass 2019-07-18 16:44:51 Evaluation Protocol for HDPE Container Recycling Released With the goal of supporting the efforts of the industry towards increased plastic packaging recyclability, Plastics Recyclers Europe has released the RecyClass Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for HDPE containers. read more ... TOMRA Collection Solutions’ Chief Welcomes Comprehensive DRS Intent 2019-07-17 12:52:04 Environment Secretary’s Backing of Comprehensive Deposit Return Scheme Welcomed Tuesday’s announcement by the UK’s Environment Secretary Michael Gove that he is backing a comprehensive Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for drinks containers has been welcomed by reverse vending machine manufacturer, TOMRA Collection Solutions. read more ... Overview of Options for Black Plastic Recycling 2019-07-05 16:04:55 RECOUP Report: Collaboration & Conversation Key to Solving Black Plastics RECOUP, has led a cross-industry forum to address the barriers and improve the recycling of black plastic packaging which has published a new report. read more ...
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