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  • Waste batteries have the #PowerToDoMore

    Jan 04, 2021
    Used batteries may no longer be able to operate appliances, but they still have the #PowerToDoMore. A campaign from producer compliance scheme Valpak is cutting carbon, educating members of the public and funding mental health support. The initiative has raised £5,030 for local charity Springfield MIND and resulted in 1,006 new battery collection points at business sites.
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  • Valpak and Aylesbury Granulation Services sign PRN Agreement

    Dec 09, 2020
    As part of its commitment to support and develop the country’s network of smaller specialist recyclers the UK’s largest compliance scheme, Valpak, has announced an agreement with Aylesbury Granulation to support the plastics recycling company in attaining its accreditation to the PRN (Packaging Recovery Note) scheme.
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  • Valpak asks: Are electrical retailers prepared for mandatory in-store take-back?

    Dec 01, 2020
    From 1 January 2021, legislation is changing. Valpak feedback shows that many of the 600 retailers affected do not have plans in place for the take-back of waste products in-store.
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  • Results of updated PackFlow materials reports announced

    Oct 22, 2020
    Packaging compliance specialist Valpak (a Reconomy Group Company), together with its key partners WRAP and the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN), has published updated PackFlow reports which estimate the impact of Covid-19 on UK packaging compliance for 2020 and through to 2022.
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  • Valpak campaign raises £2790 for mental health charity

    Sep 29, 2020
    The UK’s leading provider of environmental compliance and producer responsibility services, Valpak, has raised £2790 for local mental health charity, Springfield Mind. The donation followed a campaign which saw Valpak donate £5 for every battery recycling box ordered by customers in July. This success has also led Valpak to announce it will run its #PowerToDoMore campaign again in October.
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