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EPR vital to economy: ADEPT

The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) has slammed suggestions that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the UK should be...

Lindner to meet demand with new factory

Austrian firm Lindner Recyclingtech has relocated to a new headquarters in Spittal an der Drau, a move that it says will enable it to...

Dow recycling partnerships strengthen hand

Swiss firm Dow and UK-based Mura Technology are to partner on the construction of multiple world-scale 120,000-tonne chemical recycling facilities in the US and...

African plastics challenge finds final 15

Fifteen teams of innovators from across sub-Saharan Africa have been named finalists in the third strand of the Afri-Plastics Challenge with solutions promoting behavioural change around...

BASF provides catalyst for pyrolysis oil purification

BASF has introduced a new line of high-performance products for the purification of pyrolysis oil made from the chemical recycling of plastics waste. The PuriCycle...

PHA variant shown to degrade quickly in seawater

A less widely used variant of a leading biopolymer has been shown to be easily biodegradable in natural marine environments, South Korean’s national testing...

‘Blasé’ approach to EPR puts reform at risk: Ecoveritas

The UK government’s “blasé approach” to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is putting policy reforms at risk, claims the commercial manager of data specialist Ecoveritas. Designed...

Charity recycles on-the-go in UK city

Bright, colourful and eye-catching bins are being installed in areas across London in the UK as part of an on-the-go recycling initiative by environmental charity...

Surf’s up for Tomra in Portugal

As Portugal gears up for the introduction of a deposit return system (DRS) for the recycling of beverage containers this year, Tomra Collection has opened...

PreZero Luxembourg swoops for local waste management firm

PreZero Luxembourg has acquired waste management company François S.à r.l., a mid-sized firm with 16 staff that offers environmental services for private households, industry...

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