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Aurelius acquire plastic bottle recycler Eco Plastics
By PKBR Staff Writer
Mid-market pan-European investor Aurelius has acquired Europe's leading ethical plastic bottle recycler Eco Plastics for an undisclosed amount.
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Kerbside collection of beverage cartons in UK increases to 60%
By PKBR Staff Writer
The proportion of UK local authorities collecting beverage cartons for recycling from kerbside has reached 60%, according to figures released by the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK.
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Biopac launches compostable container range
By PKBR Staff Writer
Environmental packaging specialist Biopac has launched a new range of compostable containers with clear RPET lids which are said to be suitable for food outlets which would like to show off their culinary creations.
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Industry lauds EC decision to reject ban of oxo-biodegradable plastics
By PKBR Staff Writer
Representatives of the oxo-biodegradable industry have expressed happiness over European Council of Member States' decision to reject the ban on the material across the continent.
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EU approves new law to cut usage of plastic bags
By PKBR Staff Writer
A new law has been approved by the European Union in a bid to cut down on the usage of plastic grocery bags.
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DS Smith acquires Spain's Andropack for £35m
By PKBR Staff Writer
Europe-based corrugated packaging provider DS Smith will be acquiring Spanish corrugated board producer, Andopack for about £35m.
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Rising paper and cardboard theft a concern for recycling companies
By PKBR Staff Writer
British waste and recycling company, Business Waste, says that a spike in the theft of paper and cardboard meant for recycling is to be blamed on scrap thieves who are looking for soft targets.
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US records 4.3% increase in plastic bottle recycling
Plastic bottle recycling in the US has grown by 120 million pounds in 2013, an increase of 4.3%, according to data released by the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC).
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P&G aims at doubling level of recycled resin in its packaging
By PKBR Staff Writer
Consumer goods giants Procter & Gamble (P&G) has expanded its sustainability goals to conserve resources, protect environment and improve social conditions.
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Sonoco starts operation of automated material recycling facility
By PKBR Staff Writer
South Carolina-based packaging products firm Sonoco has begun operation of a fully automated Material Recycling Facility (MRF) to process kerbside collected dual stream residential and commercial waste materials from the Raleigh and Wake County, NC area.
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US recycles record number of PET bottles in 2013
The latest report by the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) and the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) has revealed that the US recorded a recycling rate of 31.2% for PET bottles last year.
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APR releases sleeve label working group report
By PKBR Staff Writer
The Association of Postconsumer (APR) Plastic Recyclers has released its final report of the sleeve label working group which suggests recommendations to lessen the effects of sleeve labels on the recycling of PET bottles.
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PET to PET invests €2.3m in facility upgrade
By PKBR Staff Writer
PET to PET recycling Austria has invested about €2.3m on the upgrade of its Austrian plant based in Müllendorf to meet the increasing processing demand.
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H&A Recycling installs new Bio-Thermic Digester to reduce organic waste disposal costs
By PKBR Staff Writer
H&A Recycling will install a new industrial scale Bio-Thermic Digester (BTD) from a major Advetec reseller Biozolve to reduce organic waste disposal costs by £400,000 every year.
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Ecotech opens PET recycling facility in London
Ecotech London has opened a £6.5m PET recycling plant in East London which will be capable of processing close to 18,000 tonnes of PET bottles annually.
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