Recycling of Plastic Packaging Overtakes Energy Recovery for First Time 03.08.2018 13:50 Plastic Recycling Key to Recovering More of Germany’s 18m tonnes of Packaging A total of 18.16 million tonnes of packaging waste was generated in Germany in 2016, an increase of .05% over 2015, according to an updated report by the German Environment Agency. read more … Will UK Maintain Higher Recycling Targets & EPR Requirements? 31.07.2018 15:29 BLOG: The Implications of Brexit on Circular Economy Initiatives Anita Lloyd discusses the implications of Brexit on circular economy initiatives, and whether there be opportunities for the UK to move ahead in any respects… read more … Baby Nappies & Hygene Products Targeted to Boost Recycling Rates 06.07.2018 13:14 Renewi Joins Forces with Essity on Nappy Recycling in Netherlands International waste and recycling company Renewi and hygiene and health company firm Essity are teaming up to develop a new solution to recycle waste baby nappies and incontinence materials from the care sector and municipalities in the Netherlands. read more … Almost 100% Recycled Within Europe 17.04.2018 13:41 Aluminium Drink Can Recycling Rates Reaches 72% in UK The recycling rate for aluminium drinks cans has continued to increase from 70% in 2016 to hitting 72% in 2017, according to the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation. read more … Conversio Report Cites EPR for Increased Recycling Rate 27.03.2018 14:53 EU Breaks 40% Mark for Plastic Packaging Waste Recycling in 2016 The European Union’s 28+2 recycled 6.8 million tonnes of its 16.7 million tonnes of plastic packaging waste in 2016 - 40.9%, according to a Conversio report commissioned by PlasticsEurope in alliance with EPRO. read more … Veolia VP Estelle Brachlianoff Calls for Incentives to Boost Paper Cup Recycling 05.01.2018 15:02 UK Government Report into Coffee Cup Recycling Conundrum The use of disposable cups that are difficult to recycle and the lack of specialist reprocessing facilities in the UK results in fewer than 1 in 400 being recycled, concluded a report by the UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee. read more … Recycled PET Used in Domestic US End Market Applications Up 01.11.2017 11:24 US PET Bottle Recyclig Rate 28.4% in 2016 as Collection Volumes Decline The recycling rate for PET plastic bottles in the US was 28.4% in 2016, reflecting a decline of 2.4% in collection volumes, according to the latest figures from National Association for PET Container Resources and The Association of Plastic Recyclers. read more …
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