Plastic Ocean Pollution
Blog, Recycling, Sustainability
Driving change: How consumers are catalysing action against plastic pollution

Sarah Swaine, Valpak Sales Coordinator discusses how consumer pressure, environmental legislation and a desire to do the right thing by the planet is driving the food and drink industry to take steps to reduce plastic waste, and outlines how a refill initiative alongside the implementation of deposit return schemes strives to combat this issue.

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Article, Blog, Recycling
Investigating India’s Plastics Pact

Kara Fripp, International Account Manager, investigates India’s Plastics Pact, an ambitious collaborative initiative which aims to tackle plastic pollution in India.

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Turing Trust
Blog, Recycling
In Turing we Trust

We have joined forces with the Turing Trust - a charity which provides IT equipment, training and maintenance knowledge to those who need it most. Read James's latest Blog to find out more about our partnership.

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Article, Batteries, Compliance, Recycling
Valpak campaign raises £2790 for mental health charity

The UK’s leading provider of environmental compliance and producer responsibility services, Valpak, has raised £2790 for local mental health charity, Springfield Mind. The donation followed a campaign which saw Valpak donate £5 for every battery recycling box ordered by customers in July. This success has also led Valpak to announce it will run its #PowerToDoMore campaign again in October.

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recycle-more logo
Blog, Recycling
Does your business own recycling sites? Update recycle-more’s Bank Locator to boost UK recycling

Valpak owns and hosts the UK's most comprehensive recycling facility locator, which can be updated by any organisation that owns recycling locations. Annika Collins discusses the importance of keeping this valuable consumer resource up-to-date and how making the existence of recycling sites more prominent will help to improve UK recycling rates.

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Beauty Packaging
Blog, Corporate Social Responsibility, EPR, Recycling
Natural beauty – personal care need not cost the earth

Many consumers are seeking to lead sustainable lifestyles and are looking to producers and brands to offer and produce eco-friendly or easy to recycle products and packaging. With the beauty industry currently under the sustainability spotlight, Ellie Mitchell outlines some of the steps key groups are taking to reduce their impact on the environment and how Valpak can help businesses to achieve their sustainability objectives.

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Blog, Recycling, Waste Management
Does more waste mean more money?

There are many hidden costs associated with the management of wastes, which could be avoided if waste was not produced in the first place. Our Blog explores some solutions...

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