Archive - 2009

Energizer joins Valpak's Batteries Compliance Scheme

Oct 13, 2009
Valpak is pleased to announce that one of the UK's largest battery producers, Energizer, has joined its batteries compliance scheme. Valpak has already confirmed that its scheme membership is growing rapidly and the addition of Energizer is likely to mean it becomes one of the UK's largest battery schemes.

Is Easter egg packaging too eggs-travagant?

Apr 09, 2009
Valpak in association with the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN), have produced a series of packaging pyramids to show the total amounts of packaging used per year on 73 different types of products that we buy on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis.

City centre recycling is not wasted

Mar 28, 2009
Over 50 tonnes of waste destined for Glasgow city centre litter bins has been used to create employment and environmental improvements, as people embrace Scotland's first city centre recycling banks.