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In Turing we Trust

James Beard
Jun 23, 2021
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.

What might Extended Producer Responsibility mean for paper cup producers?

Samantha Ward
Jun 16, 2021
Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging is on the horizon, but what does this mean for businesses that sell drinks in paper cups? National Cup Recycling Manager, Samantha Ward, outlines the Government's proposals and how your business may be affected.

Kyrgyzstan: A journey towards sustainable waste management

Emma Trevor
Jun 10, 2021
Waste legislation has been established and in place within Europe for over 20 years, but we are now starting to see countries further afield implementing their own extended producer responsibility legislation and programs. Valpak’s International Account Manager, Emma Trevor, looks at the beginnings of requirements in Kyrgyzstan.

Extended Producer Responsibility: the fabric of sustainability

Lucy Randle
May 20, 2021
The Waste Prevention Programme has chosen to consult on Extended Producer Responsibility for textiles, with completion proposed by 2022. Lucy Randle's Blog discusses the environmental impact of textile waste and upcoming changes, and explains what EPR for this waste stream could achieve.

Extended Producer Responsibility for packaging consultation: Why it’s important for producers to engage in the process

Dominique Barry
May 11, 2021
Valpak urges all businesses affected by forthcoming changes to the Packaging Waste Regulations to respond to the Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging consultation process. Dominique Barry explains why it is important to do so in her latest Blog.

 

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