LONDON, Jan. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -We are delighted to announce that Pro Carton’s TICCIT initiative has won the 2019 European Paper Recycling Award (EPRC) for Information and Education. The EPRC was set up in 2000 as the platform of the Paper Recycling Chain. The Award was created specifically for projects and initiatives that raise awareness on paper recycling and the winner is chosen based on four key criteria - relevance and originality, achievements, possibility to reproduce the project and cost effectiveness.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Thanks to a £300,000 investment made by Hubbub, London will gain new coffee cup recycling facilities in five locations, aiming to recycle 4 million cups a year. The funding has been provided through a #CupFund grant programme financed by the voluntary 5p charge Starbucks has added to their single use coffee cups.Read more
BRUSSELS, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Yesterday evening the Awarding Ceremony of the 7th Edition of the European Paper Recycling Awards took place in the European Parliament in Brussels. The event takes place every two years with the specific goal to highlight and reward European projects, initiatives or campaigns that change the way we recycle paper in Europe and help us achieve our ambitious goal of a 74% paper recycling rate by 2020.Read more
BRUSSELS, Jan. 20, 2020 (Press Release) -The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) would like to thank the European Commission for the opportunity to provide comments on the Roadmap for a New Circular Economy Action Plan (hereafter “the new CEAP”).
The European recycling industry, as highlighted in its 5 top priorities for 2019-2024, strongly welcomes the European Commission’s renewed ambition to put, thanks to the European Green Deal, the Circular Economy and Climate policy on top of its strategic priorities for the next 5 years.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 16, 2020 (Press Release) -Dorset company Muc-Off has paid £7,669 towards a Marine Conservation Society beach cleaning project for failing to recycle sufficient packaging waste at its Poole headquarters.
Muc-Off Ltd, which makes car and bike cleaning products, made the enforcement undertaking offer after the Environment Agency found the company had broken packaging waste regulations.
Tessa Bowering, for the Environment Agency, said:Read more
IPSWICH, UK, Jan. 16, 2020 (Press Release) -Frugalpac has partnered with First Mile to offer customers an inclusive recycling service for its innovative Frugal Cup. Customers joining the ‘coffee cup revolution’ can ensure sustainability through First Mile’s recycling post-back service, RecycleBox.
Customers ordering any two cases of Frugal Cups will automatically be offered the service, where they can put their used cups in the box in which they were delivered, to be collected by First Mile’s RecycleBox courier network and correctly recycled.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 16, 2020 (Press Release) -A new taskforce dedicated to tackling serious and organised waste crime, such as dumping hazardous materials on private land and falsely labelling waste so it can be exported abroad to unsuspecting countries, has been launched today (16 January 2019).
The Joint Unit for Waste Crime (JUWC) will for the first time bring together law enforcement agencies, environmental regulators, HMRC and the National Crime Agency in the war against waste crime.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the voice for the UK’s resource and waste management industry, has today published a report, produced independently by Eunomia Research and Consulting Ltd (Eunomia), investigating the effects of competition on the performance of municipal waste collection services.Read more