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The Supply and Demand of Waste Packaging

Producers of waste packaging have an obligation under UK law and EU regulations to recover and recycle a proportion of what they supply. But how does this work in practice? After all, it’s difficult for many producers or retailers of products to gather the waste...

Coffee Capsule Packaging Recycling – update

We first posted a blog on coffee pod recycling last year [ http://toddpak.co.uk/2016/09/coffee-pods-packaging-recycling/ ] which caused significant interest and enquiries. So we thought we would update that post since the popularity of premium coffee machines...

Todd Waste Management Group in merger with Yorwaste

Todd Waste Management Group Ltd is pleased to announce they have this week concluded a merger with Yorwaste. The deal, which includes ToddPak, was agreed after negotiations between Yorwaste and the family-run Todd Waste Management Group, which is led by Managing...

What does the General Election mean for ToddPak

With 8th June 2017 penned in for another General Election, we take a look at 4 of the political parties manifestos, and see what it means for the waste industry and the environment. Labour ‘Investing in our environment is investing in our future’. Labour...

UK’s Paper Recovery Rates

As 2016 paper recovery rates get announced, it appears that they have remained broadly the same as they have for the past 8 years. Final figures published by the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) shows the total collection for 2016 to be 7.82 million tonnes,...

PERNs – Q1 Summary for 2017

Following on from our previous blog, ‘Fall in Export Prices for Recycling‘, where it was explained that some recyclable materials have decreased in price within the export market. This has caused a knock on effect to packaging recovery notes, which are a...

Fall in Export Prices for Recycling

Global market demand for some recyclable materials have seen a sharp fall in value this month, April 2017. This is particularly noticeable in the exports which are sent to China, including paper & cardboard, ferrous scrap metal and the plastics markets. Paper...

A Boost for the UK Recycling Industry Proposed

The British Plastics Federation Recycling Group (BPFRG) has launched a new strategy in order to try and improve the UK recycling industry for plastics. The aim of BPFRG new strategy is to encourage the development of the UK plastic recycling industry and to keep...

Packaging Recycled or Recovered in 2016

From monthly reporting figures for the UK’s packaging waste system, between the 1st January 2016 and 10th February 2017, it is estimated that the amount of packaging recycled or recovered in the UK is going to be 8.2 million tonnes in 2016. The official overall...