WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced that a more resilient paper recycling system, transportation infrastructure, international trade, tax policy, and regulatory reforms and process improvements top its 2019 advocacy priority list. The association will pursue these priorities as it supports the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and wood products industry’s ability to grow and create American manufacturing jobs.Read more
LONDON, Dec. 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Ahead of its second Global Recycling Day, 18 March 2019, the Global Recycling Foundation is asking children across the world to make better recycling practices one of their 2019 New Year’s resolutions. To help, a list of “seven recycling promises to become a global recycling citizen” has been created, which families, school and youth orientated clubs are being invited to download and share.Read more
LONDON, Dec. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Defra published its Resources and Waste Strategy for England on 18thDecember 2018. This followed a Defra meeting of industry leaders to preview the Strategy on 17thDecember in which INCPEN was present.INCPEN also contributed to the Defra News Release embargoed to 00.01 on 18thDecember.
Paul Vanston comments as follows.Read more
LONDON, Dec. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -The Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group (PCRRG) welcomes the principles of the Defra Waste and Resource Strategy and is pleased that this consultation is being developed on a level playing field and that no products have been singled out.Read more
BLETCHINGDON, UK, Dec. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Executive Director Martin Kersh comments:
“The FPA welcomes Defra’s Resource and Waste Strategy with the objective of waste being turned a resource – a policy which a number of leading councils adopted a few years ago. This strategy represents a big step in improving the quantity and quality of recycling needed to keep materials in use for longer so the UK truly does become a circular economy.
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PRATT'S BOTTOM, UK, Dec. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -The Government's new Resources and Waste Strategy will mean that packaging companies, manufacturers and retailers will see their compliance costs rise.
Defra has published the Resources and Waste Strategy for England, and it has revealed that, subject to consultation, producers will be subject to the full cost of recycling or disposing of their products rather than the approximately 10% they have paid previously.Read more
DAVENTRY, UK , Dec. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -The Resources and Waste Strategy is set to "transform" the recycling sector, according to The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin.
Defra has today published the Strategy, and The Recycling Association is supportive of most of the measures in it.
Simon Ellin said: "Over two years ago we launched our Quality First campaign to improve the quality of materials for recycling, and the Resources and Waste Strategy addresses many of our concerns that led to this.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced the release of its seventh annual Recycling Industry Yearbook, providing the most up-to-date information and statistics about the U.S. recycling industry and global scrap marketplace. With a greater spotlight on the industry in the wake of rising trade protectionism around the globe, the publication provides the most comprehensive analysis of where the industry stands based on the most current data compared to previous years.Read more