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CEPI: “zero waste programme for Europe” doesn’t reach far enough

CEPI welcomes the fact that the Circular Economy Package includes a landfill ban for recyclables as of 2025, but regrets that incineration for the same materials is not banned. On July 2, the European Commission adopted the EU Circular Economy Package (“Towards a circular economy: A zero waste programme for Europe). The Confederation of European […]

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UK’s First Carton Recycling Plant Opens

Leading packaging firms team up to develop major new facility capable of recycling 40 per cent of the UK’s beverage cartons. The UK’s recycling industry has today received a major boost with the opening of the first facility capable of turning beverage cartons into usable materials. The new facility in Stainland near Halifax boasts enough […]

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