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Packaging Recycling Targets: DEFRA Consults Industry

DEFRA has published a consultation regarding the potential amendment of the plastic and glass packaging recycling business targets for 2016-2020. Those businesses and bodies affected by the Packaging Waste Regulations have been invited to give their responses. A recent market report found that there has been much less plastic packaging placed on the market than…

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A Year of Ups and Downs: A Volatile 2015 for PRNS

In a year that saw plastic and aluminium PRN (Packaging Recovery Notes) prices eclipse £70 per tonne and steel prices approaching if not exceeding £50 per tonne, 2015 could be described as one of the most volatile years in the past decade.  A number of factors affected the UK’s recycling costs in 2015 including: changes…

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