Plastic Recycling

3R Technology Boosts Capacity With New UNTHA Shredders

Disruptive plastic recycler 3R Technology is eager to grow its business this year, starting with investments in new UNTHA technology to bolster its UK operations.

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LDPE Bags – Has the Levy Made a Difference?

Since 2015 England has seen a levy placed on single-use LDPE plastic bags. In the blog, Vanden Recycling explores how the levy has been received and its effectiveness. 

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VEKA Wins Best Sustainability Initiative at the G21 Awards

Leading PVCu supplier VEKA plc is delighted to have won the Best Sustainability Initiative at this year’s G21 Awards, which celebrates and rewards excellence in the UK glass and glazing industry.

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Bright Green Plastics Sets the Record Straight on Plastic Recycling

On a mission to reveal the truth about plastic and debunk many of the misconceptions put out there by the media, brands and even the government, Yorkshire-based recycling firm Bright Green Plastics shares ten of […]

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RECOUP Releases Annual Household Plastics Collection Survey

Member-based plastics recycling charity RECOUP has published its 2021 UK Household Plastics Collection Survey, which analyses the collection of plastics for recycling from local authorities.

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The Role of Recycled Resin in Plastic Packaging

The role of recycled resin in packaging isn’t a straightforward, linear one. In this blog, David Wilson, Managing Director of Vanden Recycling UK, discusses the role of recycled resin in packaging, including the challenges of […]

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Bright Green Plastics has Soft Polymer Reprocessing in the Bag

Yorkshire-based plastic recycling firm Bright Green Plastics has developed groundbreaking new technology to reprocess notoriously ‘difficult to recycle’ soft plastics, such as carrier bags.

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RECOUP’s Response to PM’s Comments on Recycling

In response to prime minister Boris Johnson’s comments about recycling plastic, recycling charity RECOUP has joined the British Plastics Federation in issuing a statement.

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BPF Responds to Prime Minister’s Comments on Plastic Recycling

In response to comments about recycling plastic from the prime minister on October 25, 2021, the British Plastics Federation (BPF) has issued a statement from BPF Director-General Philip Law.

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VEKA Recycling Appoints New Transport Manager

Tim Tofte has joined VEKA Recycling as Transport Manager, the latest in a series of new appointments at the PVC-U window and door recycling specialist as the business continues its drive to strengthen operations.

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