LONDON, April 16, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith, a leading international packaging provider, is trialling the world’s very first water-resistant, compostable bird box made from recycled cardboard. The birdhouses are covered in a 100% recyclable, water-resistant coating, so they can survive the outside elements and serve a similar role to conventional bird houses made from timber.Read more
BRUSSELS, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -BIR recently firmed-up its newest partnership with IFAT (the world’s leading trade fair on environmental technologies) by putting the recycling industry into the spotlight during the third edition of IFAT Eurasia from 28-30 March 2019 at the Istanbul Expo Center (IFM).Read more
BRUSSELS, March 27, 2019 (Press Release) -The European Parliament today agreed on the ambitious measures proposed by the Commission to tackle marine litter coming from the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on European beaches, as well as abandoned fishing gear and oxo-degradable plastics.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, March 25, 2019 (Press Release) -In testimony before the California State Assembly Committee on Natural Resources the American Forest & Paper Association called for the legislature to reconsider efforts to create unnecessary mandates on businesses and consumers by requiring retailers to use electronic receipts for retail transactions.
Terry Webber, AF&PA Executive Director, PackagingRead more
BRUSSELS, March 25, 2019 (Press Release) -A new report  published today by Zero Waste Europe and Eunomia shows that countries that haven’t overinvested in residual waste treatment have a unique opportunity to raise the ambition of reuse and recycling beyond the circular economy targets.
The study assesses the residual waste  treatment capacity of fourteen countries at risk of missing the 2020 targets for reuse and recycling , and suggests that most countries may still be on time to develop their waste management system in line with a circular economy by 2035.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, March 25, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ launches the next generation of its highly successful ModuScreen family of pressure screens – the new PrimeScreen X. The newly developed screen has thoroughly been tested in most demanding OCC applications and shows significant improvements in energy efficiency, screening performance and maintainability.Read more
LONDON, March 21, 2019 (Press Release) -Global Recycling Day 2019 took place in cities across the world yesterday, with every corner of the globe uniting to celebrate the importance of recycling. The initiative, from the Global Recycling Foundation, is dedicated to celebrating the importance of recycling and making the world think resource not waste. This year’s event focused on ‘Recycling into the Future’ and centred on the power of youth, education and innovation in ensuring a brighter future across the globe.Read more
LONDON, March 21, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith, a leading international packaging provider, has today published new research, in conjunction with Central Saint Martins, UAL, showing that the UK will fall short of its 2035 recycling targets by more than a decade.Read more
LONDON, March 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Global Recycling Day 2019 has arrived and people around the world are joining in the celebrations to mark the day. With events from beach clean ups to high school litter picks, and football challenges to school visits taking place in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and South America, every corner of the globe is uniting to celebrate the importance of recycling.Read more