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Toddpak joins Packaging Scheme Forum at launch

Toddpak is pleased to have joined a consortium of environmental and packaging compliance schemes in launching a Packaging Scheme Forum (PSF), as the industry prepares for reforms to producer obligations. Established by 45 of the 50 registered UK packaging compliance...

Change for packaging recovery note (PRN) system encouraged

The imminent challenge of the EU’s circular economy package, seeking full or partial net cost recovery of collection, sorting and reprocessing and significantly higher packaging recycling targets, has prompted Defra’s Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP) to...

China National Sword Update

China’s strict new regulations on the import of low grade waste for recycling seem set for implementation in 2018. The country’s National Sword programme has been running since 1 March 2017, aimed at clamping down on waste for recycling contaminated with dirty or...

Current PRN Market Overview

Most discussions concerning Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs) continue to centre around the ongoing issues in the Plastic market. The general consensus seems to be the continuing disparity between Supply and Price not seeming to make sense. The August figures following...

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...