RECOUP Announce Plastics Recycling Awards Finalists

Plastics recycling charity, RECOUP, has always been at the forefront of raising awareness, showcasing innovation, and highlighting the potential for recycled content in products.   For the first time in its 32-year history, the organisation is running its awards to recognise those within the industry who are pushing the boundaries regarding opportunities for recycled content and new ways to improve recyclability and resource efficiency. 

Stuart Foster, RECOUP CEO, stated, “Ensuring recyclability of packaging and products and manufacturing new products with recycled plastics are two key elements of a successful plastic recycling system. With the intention to significantly increase plastic recycling as part of a circular economy model, there is an ongoing need to showcase and promote innovations to increase recyclability and practical applications of recycled plastics into both closed and open loop products.” 

The winners of these hotly contested awards will be announced at the RECOUP Conference on Thursday, 29th September 2022, where all the short-listed entries will be displayed.  The event offers an opportunity for organisations to demonstrate and showcase their commitments to sustainability and plastics resource management.   Registrations can be made at RECOUP.org/RECOUPCONF22.

Best Development or Innovation to Enhance Recyclability or Re-use

The finalists are:

  • PREP Design – Roll ‘n’ Recycle
  • Greiner Packaging – K3® r100
  • Waste Free Oceans with Partners – Corona beverage crate
  • Waddington Europe – Hot Fill rPET Containers
  • Berry Global – Closed Loop Recycled Paint Containers.
Recycled Plastic Product of the Year category

The finalists are:

  • Waste2Wear – I used to be a fridge bag
  • Faerch UK Ltd – Tesco and Faerch deliver the tray to tray recycling
  • Nestlé Waters UK – BUXTON® Natural Mineral Water
  • Packamama – Packamama eco-flat wine bottle
  • Waste Free Oceans and partner DFS, Plastix, and Epsotech – Circular Ropes
  • Waste Free Oceans and partner Euro Optics – ReFocus Circular Reading glasses and Sunglasses
  • Beko PLC – Recycled tub washing machine
  • Cromwell Polythene – The r.UK sack
  • Yes Recycling Fife – Eco sheet
  • TRANSFORM-CE – Recycled products manufactured from PCR.

Anyone organisation wishing to join RECOUP as a member can find out more details by contacting enquiry@recoup.org.

 

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