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NEA launches packaging benchmarking database to encourage businesses to reduce waste
By PKBR Staff Writer
In 2014, domestic waste formed 57% of all waste disposed of. Of this, about one third was packaging waste.
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Scottish Materials Brokerage Service to issue glass recycling contracts
By PKBR Staff Writer
Scottish Materials Brokerage Service is to announce its first waste and recycling contracts including long-term deals for glass recycling.
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Buhler Sortex and NRT to offer plastics recyclers
By PKBR Staff Writer
As the demand for plastic sorting solutions continues to soar, Buhler Sortex, a member of The Bühler Group, and US-based National Recovery Technologies (NRT) are entering a strategic commercial agreement to offer plastics recyclers a complete solution for plastic bottle and flake sorting.
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Orbis launches new reusable PlastiCorr corrugated box
By PKBR Staff Writer
Orbis Corporation has launched a new plastic, reusable corrugated box PlastiCorr for existing automated packaging lines.
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Glass packaging recycling rate hits 73% in Europe, says FEVE
By PKBR Staff Writer
A study by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) revealed that the average glass packaging recycling rate across the European Union (EU) has hit the 73% mark.
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Veolia increases recycled raw materials capacity with AKG Kunststof Groep buy
By PKBR Staff Writer
Veolia has acquired recycled plastic manufacturer AKG Kunststof Groep from private equity fund Wadinko for an undisclosed amount.
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Viridor opens £25m glass recycling plant in Scotland
By PKBR Staff Writer
British recycling company Viridor has opened a new £25m glass recycling plant in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.
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Fonterra launches yogurt pouches recycling program in New Zealand
By PKBR Staff Writer
Fonterra Brands New Zealand (FBNZ) has introduced a recycling drive through which people in the country can collect yogurt pouches and send them to recycling firm TerraCycle.
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Valmet to supply OptiConcept M line to Lee & Man in China
By PKBR Staff Writer
Valmet will provide a complete OptiConcept M containerboard output line, to Lee & Man in Jiang Xi, China.
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Solar-powered bins to fight seagull menace in UK
By PKBR Staff Writer
The St Ives administration in Cornwall, UK, is putting in place high tech solar-powered bins to keep seagulls at bay from the bins.
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New Plymouth council in New Zealand to build recycling facility
By PKBR Staff Writer
The New Plymouth District Council in New Zealand will set up a materials recovery facility (MRF) to reduce landfilling costs by selling recyclables.
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Britons do not support levy on biodegradable bags, finds survey
By PKBR Staff Writer
Nearly 65% of consumers in the UK opine that biodegradable and recyclable plastic bags should be exempted from a levy that is going to be effective in October.
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Planglow to launch compostable packaging
By PKBR Staff Writer
Labeling and eco packaging firm Planglow will launch a packaging product lineup, capable of being disposed of in home and industrial compost, at Lunch Show in September.
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Bulk Handling Systems to supply PET purification system to Unifi
By PKBR Staff Writer
Yarn producer Unifi Manufacturing has commissioned Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) for putting in place a front-end PET purification system at its manufacturing facility in Reidsville, North Carolina, US.
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US city undertakes cigarette butts recycling drive
By PKBR Staff Writer
Downtown St. Louis (STL) has teamed up with recycling firm Terra Cycle and Progressive Waste Solutions to place 62 cigarette collection receptacles in St. Louis in the US to serve the twin purposes of cleaning up litter and recycling butts.
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