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Our Blog brings to you thought provoking articles, from key members of staff, on a wide range of environmental topics.

Zero Waste to Landfill: A New Year resolution you can keep…

Holly Smithson
Jan 06, 2021
Are you looking to achieve zero waste to landfill for your business? Read Holly Smithson's latest Blog to find out how we can help.

Waste shipping rules set to impact on recovered plastics exports

Mike Jefferson, Verde Research and Consulting
Dec 03, 2020
Mike Jefferson of Verde Research and Consulting has written a Blog on how the Norway amendment to the Basel Convention will bring much needed changes to the plastic export sector.

Post Distributor Take back Scheme - Offering In-store take back

Matt Luntley
Nov 24, 2020
With the closure of the Distributor Take back Scheme at the end of next month, it is key that affected retailers are prepared for offering in store takeback on 1 January 2021. Matt Luntley's latest Blog outlines some potential positive outcomes and Valpak solutions.

Waste electronic recycling in the US

Charlotte Wootton and Emma Trevor
Nov 10, 2020
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.

Single-Use Plastic Ban in the European Union

Abbie Burford
Nov 05, 2020
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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