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British Glass responds to government’s Simpler Recycling reform

On 21 October, the UK government provided further information on its plans for ‘Simpler Recycling’ across the country, first announced…

EPR scheme: DEFRA urges industry cooperation, reveals levied materials

The proposed Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme continues to be a source of contention for the packaging industry. The EPR…

Replacing, not recycling plastic packaging: key to a waste-free future

Over the past 20 years, consumers have become accustomed to recycling plastic packaging.  Bottles, tubs and trays are all routinely…

James Cropper upgrades CupCycling technology and condemns Defra delay

James Cropper launched its CupCycling technology in 2017 to upcycle used disposable coffee cups into luxury papers and bespoke packaging.…