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  • Recycle Week 2020 to celebrate the nation’s commitment to recycling in lockdown

    Recycle Week 2020 to celebrate the nation’s commitment to recycling in lockdown

    The theme for the 17th annual Recycle Week (21-27 September 2020) will thank the UK for continuing to recycle despite the challenges presented by the global Covid-19 pandemic, Recycle Now announced yesterday (2 July), under the banner ‘Together – We Recycle’. Several major donors have already signed up to support the event, with Sainsbury’s, Ocado, […] More

  • Minister calls for clarity on Scottish circular economy infrastructure investment

    Minister calls for clarity on Scottish circular economy infrastructure investment

    Scotland needs to be clear about the infrastructure needed to deliver a world-leading circular economy, according to the Scottish Government’s Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation Ivan McKee. Addressing Viridor’s online event ‘From Vision to Reality – converting Scotland’s Circular Economy Leadership into concrete actions to ensure we Build Back Better’ on Wednesday (1 July), […] More

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    Global WEEE increases 21% in five years

    An international partnership has found and increase of waste electrical and electronic waste (WEEE) of 21% globally over the past five years. A report by the Global E-waste Statistics Partnership (GESP) examined waste data gathered from across the world. The Global E-Waste Monitor 2020 report said Northern Europe was on of largest producers of electrical […] More

  • BMRA: Construction companies should be required to use recycled content

    BMRA: Construction companies should be required to use recycled content

    Thommy Weiss, pixelio.de  The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) welcomes the Prime Minister’s plans to invest in a homes and infrastructure projects construction programme and, in particular, his pledge to “build back greener”. The announcement follows a commitment he made in Parliament last week to ensure that UK steel manufacturers are “at the front of the […] More

  • UK households sitting on £17bn of small electricals, says report

    UK households sitting on £17bn of small electricals, says report

    UK households could have made £17 billion from second hand resale value of the old small electricals lying around their home, around £620 per household, according to a recent study by non-profit organisation Material Focus. The study, released yesterday (24 June) and entitled ‘Hidden Treasures’, revealed that households across the UK are throwing away 155,000 […] More

  • Transition to circular economy must be part of climate strategy, says CCC

    Transition to circular economy must be part of climate strategy, says CCC

    The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has urged the government to accelerate the transition to a circular economy as part of a Covid-19 recovery plan that prioritises the climate crisis, reiterating its call for a ban on biodegradable wastes to landfill by 2025. Releasing its annual report to Parliament yesterday (25 June) on the UK’s […] More

  • RRS Releases Textile Recovery U.S. Roadmap

    RRS Releases Textile Recovery U.S. Roadmap

    Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) announced the release of the Textile Recovery in the U.S.: A Roadmap to Circularity white paper that highlights the current state of textile waste in the U.S. and outlines a future-state system in which textiles are recovered for best and highest use. “Textile waste in the U.S. has increased 78 percent […] More

  • Northern Ireland launches consultation on future of recycling

    Northern Ireland launches consultation on future of recycling

    Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has launched a consultation on the future of recycling in the country as it seeks to reach a 65 per cent recycling rate by 2035. Launched on Friday (26 June), the consultation invites public discussion on the ‘Future Recycling and Separation of Waste of a […] More

  • World’s First Bottled Water Launched with 100% Certified Ocean-Bound Plastic by: Rick Lingle Packaging Recycling, Materials, Sustainability June 23, 2020

    The world’s first premium 100% recycled PET (rPET) bottled water made with certified ocean-bound plastic, vapor-distilled, high-alkaline 9.5pH water ZenWTR, officially launched June 11 at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide in the US 16.9oz, 23.7oz, and 1-Liter sizes. Founded by veteran beverage entrepreneur, Lance Collins, ZenWTR is on a mission to help reduce the amount […] More

  • Updated Report: The West Coast Contamination Initiative: Results from California, Oregon, and Washington

    By Asami Tanimoto UPDATE: Upon receiving feedback from area stakeholders and further review, we removed two references to a contamination rate reported in the Portland metro region that resulted from a generation study of single-family households co-funded by The Recycling Partnership. It was decided that the sample size and methodology of that study should not be […] More

  • Report: Consumers and business concerned about plastic waste but expect governments to do more

    Bangkok, 23 June 2020 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Food Industry Asia (FIA) today released a regional survey of consumers and food and beverage businesses across South-East Asia that shows a significant disconnect between expectation and action on reducing plastic waste. The challenges of plastic pollution have only increased in the past few months, with […] More

  • Design for Recycling Guidelines

    Design for Recycling Guidelines offer insight in the design of the different components of a plastic packaging and give guidance to the users on how they can improve the overall recyclability of their product. The guidelines consider components such as caps, labels and additives among others and evaluate their compatibility with a given recycling stream. […] More

  • Plastic recyclers pushing to reduce carbon footprint

    PETALING JAYA: Plastic recyclers, hard hit by a drop in demand and bad press last year and the pandemic now, are pushing forward in their attempts to repurpose waste and reduce carbon footprint. “We are now in talks with the National Solid Waste Management Department and other organisations to come up with a roadmap to promote […] More

  • New global commitment report reveals progress towards eliminating plastic pollution

    Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UN Environment Programme publish first annual New Plastics Economy Global Commitment progress report Companies set out actions to eliminate problematic plastic packaging, and increase the use of recycled plastic in packaging by more than five-fold by 2025 Unilever, Mars, Incorporated, and PepsiCo announce significant reductions in virgin plastic use by 2025 […] More

  • Neste and Jokey collaborate to develop the market for rigid packaging from renewable and recycled materials

    Neste and Jokey, a leading international manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging, have started collaborating with a target to develop the market for rigid packaging from sustainable renewable and recycled materials for food and non-food applications. By promoting the use of more sustainable materials in packaging, such as those produced with Neste’s hiqh-quality drop-in hydrocarbons produced […] More

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