Plastic Recycling

Vanden Addresses the Challenges Associated with Recycled Plastic

In this Q&A, Beril Yeşilırmak, Technical Director of Vanden Recycling, addresses the challenges faced by plastics manufacturers in terms of increasing the use of recycled materials and the role that quality and contamination play in […]

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Recycled Compound – Precisely the Point

VEKA Recycling‘s new PVC-U recycling plant sets out to resolve the conflict of producing sustainable plastic products against a traditionally unreliable source of raw material.

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Decade-long Partnership Results in Recycling Success in Buxton

A 10-year partnership between Nestlé Waters UK, plastics recycling charity RECOUP, High Peak Borough Council and Alliance Environmental Services (AES) has seen recycling success in Buxton.

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RECOUP Thank Retiring Chair

Plastics recycling member-based charity, RECOUP, thanked their retiring Chair, Mike Barney, at their first Board Meeting of 2021. The charity, which has been working tirelessly in the arena of plastics recycling and resource management for […]

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Should we be Reducing the Use of Multilayer Film?

In this blog, plastics recycling company Vanden Recycling examines whether the flexible packaging industry should be reducing the use of multilayer film – a question on the minds of most brands, retailers and converters.

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Survey Shows State of UK Plastics Recycling Ahead of Consultations

Plastics recycling charity, RECOUP, has released the full version of the 2020 RECOUP UK Household Plastic Packaging Survey report, ahead of UK legislation overhaul. The survey highlights that the UK saw a 2% increase in […]

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VEKA Compounds Steps Up Production With Second Extrusion Line

VEKA Compounds, a division of VEKA Recycling and part of the VEKA UK Group, has announced the installation of a second, state-of-the-art extrusion line at its Wellingborough-based plant.

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VEKA Compounds & Verplas Agree Exclusive Supply Partnership

VEKA Compounds, a division of VEKA Recycling Ltd and part of the worldwide VEKA AG Group, and Verplas, a market-leading manufacturer of PVC ventilation ducting, have signed an exclusive partnership for the supply of high-quality […]

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Women Outweigh the Men on Bright Green Plastics’ Management Team

Plastic reprocessing business Bright Green Plastics, which recycles over 40,000 tonnes of household and commercial waste each year, has revealed that women now outweigh men on the firm’s 13-strong management team.

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Bright Green Plastics Welcomes 37 New Recruits

Yorkshire-based recycling firm Bright Green Plastics has created over 30 jobs at its Castleford site since the beginning of 2021. From senior management to general operatives, the new team members are in place to support […]

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