Waste Management

Landfill and Tree
Blog, Zero Waste to Landfill
Introducing our new ‘Zero Avoidable Waste to Landfill’ tier

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the pressing need for sustainable practices, businesses are taking significant strides to demonstrate their environmental commitment through waste management. Bronwynn Harris, Valpak Waste & Resource Traceability Consultant discusses how one crucial aspect of this journey is the move towards eliminating waste sent to landfills.

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Blog, Waste Management
Dismantling a growing problem

Environmental issues and health & safety concerns around e-cigarettes and vapes require increased awareness and clear regulatory guidance.

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Blog, Textiles, Waste Management
Sewing the seeds of change

James Beard summarises the EU Strategy for Sustainable Textiles, outlining measures the EU will be pursuing to improve the environmental performance of the clothing industry, directly impacting UK based companies and influencing the direction of Textile legislation within the UK.

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Blog, Waste Management, WEEE
Waste electronic recycling in the US

Recycling of e-waste has been a growing concern in the US over the past few years. Many states have adopted recycling and take back programs, along with increased public education schemes, to try and improve the levels of recycling of waste electronics. Charlotte Wootton and Emma Trevor, Valpak’s International Account Managers, look at the rules and programs in place in Delaware, Georgia and Montana, just a few of the states that have adopted measures in order to improve the recycling of waste electronics in the US.

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Blog, Waste Management
Together We Recycle

To mark Recycle Week, James Beard's latest Blog reflects on the support and flexibility Valpak and its suppliers provide to customers, even during challenging times for the waste management industry.

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Blog, Waste Management
EA RPS C8 on Waste Transfer and Consignment Notes

Managing waste and getting it off site safely is a challenge at the best of times, but even more so during the current crisis. It’s been pleasing to see how well the waste management industry has reacted in general to the situation and there has now been further help from the regulators to help maintain social distancing as much as possible for frontline workers when transferring waste.

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Blog, Compliance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Waste Management
Registration Deadline Extension – RPS C9

The Environment Agency released Regulatory Position Statement C9, which signals an extension of the registration deadline for packaging producers who were unable, for reasons relating to the strain put on businesses by the COVID-19 pandemic and Government’s home working advice, to successfully register as a producer, either directly or through a compliance scheme, on or before 7 April 2020.

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