7th November 2017
New Poll Shows Millennials Are Least Likely Age Group To Recycle

New Poll Shows Millennials Are Least Likely Age Group To Recycle

Results from a new poll have found that millennials are the least likely age group to recycle – “quashing” the myth that young people are more environmentally conscious than older generations, Serco’s Environmental Services Business says. Only 49% of 16-34 … Continue reading

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31st October 2017
One In Five UK Councils Delivering The MetalMatters Campaign

One In Five UK Councils Delivering The MetalMatters Campaign

Since the MetalMatters programme launched in 2012, one in five UK councils have chosen  to use the campaign as a vehicle to deliver their recycling messages to householders and increase the metal packaging captured at kerbside, meaning a total of 5.3 … Continue reading

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30th October 2017
Mid UK Recycling Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Campaign

Mid UK Recycling Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Campaign

Grantham-based Mid UK Recycling has been supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month this month (October) by wrapping bales of SRF in pink bale wrap instead of its usual black and green. The company is taking part in the worldwide annual campaign … Continue reading

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18th September 2017
HSE Sets Out Waste Sector Health & Safety Priorities

HSE Sets Out Waste Sector Health & Safety Priorities

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has published its priority areas for the waste and recycling sector in a major new publication. The publication outlines the focus of the HSE over the next 3-5 years over 19 industry sectors. Alongside … Continue reading

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27th July 2017
Get Your House In Order, Before You’re Forced To

Get Your House In Order, Before You’re Forced To

The waste industry should get its house in order, before it’s forced to, says Paul Timmins, operations director at Ecosurety. And that means reviewing waste legislation to make it more transparent and to encourage more recycling Anybody who worked in financial services … Continue reading

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12th July 2017
Coca-Cola To Double Recycled Content And Trial Collection & Reward Scheme

Coca-Cola To Double Recycled Content And Trial Collection & Reward Scheme

Coca-Cola European Partners Great Britain as today unveiled its new sustainable packaging strategy in which it says it aims to double the amount of recycled plastic in all of its bottles to 50 percent by 2020, as well as trialling an “incentive-based … Continue reading

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27th June 2017
Gov Should Establish “Office Of Environmental Responsibility”

Gov Should Establish “Office Of Environmental Responsibility”

Baroness Parminter, Liberal Democrat Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) spokesperson, House of Lords, has said the Government should establish an office of environmental responsibility, which would be tasked with undertaking an independent analysis of the Government’s environmental performance. Baroness … Continue reading

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15th June 2017
Post-Election Reflection

Post-Election Reflection

In the days following the General Election, there has been none of the traditional dust settling and planning for the future, writes Mathew Prosser, UK managing director at DS Smith Recycling. Rather, we have more questions than answers… When it … Continue reading

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