Waste

The second quarter of 2020 saw 135,220 packaging recovery notes (PRNs) issued for glass other: an exceptionally strong performance, and in lockdown too. James Langley investigates why. Some glass recyclers have questioned why packaging data for the second quarter of 2020 showed a 16% yearly increase for ‘glass other’ PRNs at a time when many facilities were

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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published two policy papers covering its monitoring and evaluation work on the Resources and Waste Strategy for England. And, in them there is a warning that a “substantial amount of material” is going into residual waste when it should be handled higher up the waste hierarchy.

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Wyndham Resources (UK) Ltd are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the MRW National Recycling Awards 2020 for Partnership Excellence – Commercial alongside one of our prestigious clients. Wyndham Resources always strive to be the best waste and recycling partner and not just a waste removal company. Constantly offering

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Velocys plc has announced that resolution to grant planning permission has been given to Altalto Immingham, the UK’s first commercial waste-to-jet-fuel plant, by North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC)’s Planning Committee. A formal decision notice will then be issued subject to the completion of standard legal agreements with NELC. All statutory consultees have indicated their acceptance

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The UK could be set to face “significant challenges” in its ability to recycle household plastic packaging, with reprocessing infrastructure potentially needing to double, according to new research by RECOUP. RECOUP has released an update of its Household Plastic Packaging Sorting and Infrastructure Report, which aims to inform and provide context around the design of a new tax on

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The UK’s aluminium packaging recycling rate has risen to 56%, its highest ever level, increasing year-on-year by 4% (from 52% in 2018). That’s the findings of the latest Environment Agency data, published on the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD) earlier this month. The aluminium packaging market grew by 8% (year-on-year), with 207,000 tonnes of aluminium

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The world’s first green energy storage demonstrator is now live in the UK and has brought carbon-free fuel, that can be stored or transported for later use, a step closer. The demonstrator project offers a way to decouple the supply of electricity (governed by fluctuating renewables) from the demand (driven by consumer dynamics) and is

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