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UK – a brave new world in a European context

Abbie Burford
Nov 09, 2021
Abbie Burford, Commercial Account Manager, looks at how various European countries meet EU packaging waste requirements and uses her knowledge to predict the shifts businesses may see (in terms of UK environmental compliance reporting and obligations), as a result of forthcoming Extended Producer Responsibility legislation and the Plastic Packaging Tax.

Key amendments to Cypriot waste legislation

Ellena Boote
Nov 07, 2021
So far 2021 has seen many EU Member States making changes to waste regulations. Valpak’s International Account Manager, Ellena Boote, looks at the key amendments in the Cypriot legislation.

How Spain is implementing the Plastic Tax

Lauren Shrimpton
Nov 04, 2021
On 1 January 2021, the European Union introduced a levy on non-recyclable plastic packaging waste, which requires individual countries to help combat the issue of packaging waste. Valpak International Account Manager, Lauren Shrimpton, looks at how Spain has implemented the Plastic Tax.

Supporting trade associations - working with Valpak is as easy as pie

Abbie Burford
Nov 02, 2021
Valpak supports several trade associations, informing their members of environmental legislation that affects them. In her latest Blog, Valpak Commercial Account Manager, Abbie Burford, provides a low-down of the @Food and Drink Federation's 2021 Awards ceremony and outlines the level of support Valpak can offer trade associations.

Can EPR help do some heavy lifting with bulky waste?

Ben Richardson
Sep 28, 2021
The Government has listed bulky waste in the Resources and Waste Strategy as a potential target area. Ben Richardson discusses the challenges associated with this waste stream, potential focus areas and how Extended Producer Responsibility can tackle the issues.

 

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