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

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.

Charity partnership litter pick

Lucy Randle
Sep 20, 2021
Valpak's 2022 nationwide litter pick will aim to deliver both ecological and community benefits. Lucy Randle explains more in her latest Blog...

Valpak reaction to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report

Ben Richardson
Aug 18, 2021
Ben Richardson, Director of Procurement, shares Valpak's reaction to the sixth Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

EU Plastics Levy – countries not passing costs onto producers

Maria Mupamombe
Aug 17, 2021
On 1 January 2021, the European Union introduced a levy on non-recycled plastic packaging waste. Maria Mupamombe, International Account Manager, explains what it is, which countries have decided not to pass costs onto producers and what impact it may have.

Italy's Plastics Tax

Emma Trevor
Aug 12, 2021
After delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Italian plastic tax is now expected to be implemented in January 2022. Emma Trevor, Valpak’s International Account Manager, explores the requirements of this tax.


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