Posts by: Cassie Fung

What is the Government’s Simpler Recycling Plans?

What is Simpler Recycling (And is it actually simpler?) In recent years, our country’s recycling rate has plateaued at around 42% to 44%. Therefore, on 21st October 2023, the government announced its Simpler Recycling plans for England. The aim...

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A Window Into Glass Recycling

A Window Into Glass Recycling   Glass is one of the most recycled materials in the UK, second only to metal. Made from sand, soda ash and limestone, it is 100% recyclable and can be infinitely reprocessed without losing...

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Is the UK a waste contamination nation?

  17%, or one-fifth, of all UK waste that’s collected and sent for reprocessing cannot be recycled due to contamination, according to historical WRAP data.   Contamination is caused by a number of poor recycling habits, such as items...

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Are you EPR ready?

Several news articles have recently been published suggesting that many companies are unprepared for the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) which is set to significantly impact producers or importers of packaged goods from October 2023.   Our simple guide explains...

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