A new partnership between Cornwall Council and The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and Environment (ACE UK) means that seven Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) across Cornwall will now accept cartons and paper cups for recycling.
The service is a two-year pilot being funded by ACE UK, which will also supply the new bring banks, representing its members Tetra Pak, Elopak and SIG Combibloc. All cartons and paper cups collected at the recycling banks will be taken to ACE UK's... More
The Kraft Heinz Company has announced an aim to ensure that 100 per cent of its packaging is recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 as it seeks to reduce its natural resource usage and overall environmental footprint.
The international three day event held in Glasgow will feature sessions run by experts, along with sector-specific tours displaying the innovative work being done by Scottish businesses to become more circular.
The work portfolio of environmental consultancy firm Eunomia Research and Consulting continues to expand, with a commission to design a deposit return scheme for the Czech Republic and a new project to assess the circular economy potential of products in the EU market.
A new report by aluminium recycling organisation Alupro finds that the recycling rate for aluminum packaging has been rising year-on-year and calls for action to further improve recycling rates and quality.
Critics have panned the BBC’s coverage of the controversial material, which the EU is in the process of restricting, with naturalist Chris Packham failing to declare his paid position as adviser with an oxo-plastics company during a televised discussion on the material.
A report from the National Audit Office has called the UK’s packaging recycling rates into question, warning that fraud and error in the PRN system are not being properly monitored by Defra and the Environment Agency.