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Latest industry news and insights from the Valpak Team

Blog, International
Could your business be affected by environmental legislation overseas?

Producer responsibility legislation is in place within the EU, the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) region, Japan, Australia and the United States of America (USA); therefore, there are increasingly fewer countries you can sell to without having to consider producer responsibility legislation!

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Blog, Zero Waste to Landfill
Beyond Zero Waste to Landfill

In recent years, the UK has witnessed a trend for companies racing to claim their zero waste to landfill status. However, dig below the surface and it is often the case that ‘zero waste to landfill’ is achieved by switching from one form of disposal (landfill) to another (Energy from Waste (EfW)). Although EfW is indeed a form of recovery and higher up the Defra waste management hierarchy, is this really the end goal and is the ‘zero waste to landfill’ badge enough?

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