Valpak's Blog brings to you thought provoking articles, from key members of staff, on a wide range of environmental topics.

What challenges face the Circular Economy?

Colette Fox
Apr 16, 2014
Valpak's Consultant, Colette Fox, outlines the main challenges that face the Circular Economy.

2014 - Overseas Environmental Legislation Developments

Laura Rimmer
Mar 18, 2014
Laura Rimmer, Valpak International Compliance Advisor, outlines imminent changes to environmental legislation both in the UK and overseas.

Raising RoHS awareness at Med-Tech Innovation Expo

Ashleigh Williams
Mar 17, 2014
Come 22 July 2014, medical and monitoring devices will come into scope of the RoHS Regulations. Ashleigh Williams explains why Valpak has decided to exhibit at Med-Tech Innovation Expo and outlines how we can help obligated organisations to comply with this legislation.

Should UK adopt European initiatives for 2020 EU recycling target

Sarah Mann
Mar 04, 2014
The UK is required to meet an EU recycling target of 50% by the year 2020, which means 50% of household waste needs to be recycled, prepared for reuse or composted. But, as UK recycling levels plateau, is this target achievable?

2013 packaging compliance update

David Daw
Feb 18, 2014
The 2013 packaging compliance period ended on the 31 January. It appears that almost all registered companies and schemes have complied. The Environment Agency has recently released provisional reprocessing data for quarter 4 2013, which helps with forecasting prices for this year. Normally this data isn't disclosed until late March.

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