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

Distributor Take back Scheme coming to an end: Is your business prepared for in store take back?

Matt Luntley
Feb 12, 2020
With the DTS coming to an end, are your retail sites prepared for offering in store take back of waste electrical and electronic items? Matt Luntley outlines the risks and how Valpak can help.

Sustainable Development Goals: The clock is ticking…

Chloe Nunn
Feb 04, 2020
The deadline for businesses to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals is 10 years away. Although 10 years might sound like a significant amount of time, it will soon be here. Is your business prepared? Have you started to consider the steps your company will need to take? Chloe Nunn's Blog discusses the SDGs and how companies can get more involved.

Offset compliance cost with own waste PRNs: Are you taking advantage of high PRN rates and being paid a fair rate for your packaging waste?

Matt Luntley
Jan 27, 2020
If your business is obligated under the Packaging Waste Regulations, and cardboard and plastic waste is collected from the business's site(s), you could potentially offset some compliance costs via own waste Packaging Waste Recovery Notes (PRNs). Matt Luntley, Commercial Account Manager, explains more in his Blog...

Funding available to sustainable plastic packaging research projects

George Atkinson
Jan 22, 2020
Funding is now available for sustainable plastic packaging research projects. Our Policy Advisor, George Atkinson, explains more...

International compliance: Keeping track of country specific requirements

Becky Thomas
Jan 15, 2020
Understandably, international compliance can be a minefield for UK businesses to navigate. However, for recycling systems to function effectively, producers must play their part in reporting and funding. Becky Thomas has written a Blog, which outlines how some countries interpretations of the regulations differ.

 

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