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Latest industry news and insights from the Valpak Team

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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Single use plastics
Blog, International, Plastic Packaging Tax, Sustainability
Single-Use Plastic Ban in the European Union

As a year has passed since the approval of the European Union’s Single-use Plastic Directive, Valpak’s International Account Manager, Abbie Burford, takes a closer look into the requirements of the legislation and how some Member States have already transposed the requirements or how they plan to transpose the regulations in the coming months.

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Results of updated PackFlow materials reports announced

Packaging compliance specialist Valpak (a Reconomy Group Company), together with its key partners WRAP and the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN), has published updated PackFlow reports which estimate the impact of Covid-19 on UK packaging compliance for 2020 and through to 2022.

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Global Supply
Blog, EPR, International
Producer responsibility news from around the world

As the world begins to return to a “new normal”, the evolution of producer responsibility continues. Abbie Burford, Valpak’s International Account Manager, takes us through some of the headline news within international compliance from the last three months.

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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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recycling centre sign
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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