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  • Aliens are coming! Free interactive resources for KST teach the importance of recycling plastic

    Jun 17, 2021
    ‘Just one person can make a difference.’ #sortitout, a new collaboration between the UK largest compliance scheme, Valpak, and plastics recycling charity RECOUP, teaches KS2 children about plastics recycling. The free, interactive PDF follows the story of a littering alien and the shows different outcomes for the planet, based on responsible (and sometimes less responsible!) behaviour.
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  • Packflow EPR report shows the scale of change approaching for packaging waste producers

    May 29, 2021
    With only a week for industry to respond to the government consultation on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Packaging Waste, the UK’s largest compliance scheme, Valpak, has released detailed modelling for a range of the proposed options.
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  • Valpak calls for full engagement in EPR consultation

    Mar 25, 2021
    The UK’s largest packaging compliance scheme, Valpak, has welcomed the opening of the government consultation on packaging extended producer responsibility and deposit return schemes, calling it a once in a generation chance to create a system designed for the world we live in today.
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  • Exciting new partnership for Circular Economy announced

    Feb 24, 2021
    The UK’s largest compliance scheme Valpak and circular design specialists, Circular&Co. have announced a partnership agreement which will see them work together to develop sustainable products from hard to recycle materials.
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  • Warwickshire business powering to the top with carbon-free battery collections

    Feb 01, 2021
    Warwickshire environmental specialist Valpak Ltd is celebrating after winning one of the top national awards in its industry, for its carbon-free battery collection service. The service, which is free of charge, is a first for the UK. It uses cycle couriers to collect waste batteries from workplaces in Cambridge and London. The bikes use reverse logistics, picking up batteries after dropping off parcels at offices and retail outlets. The scheme has already collected 6.974 tonnes - equivalent to 348,700 waste batteries - and Valpak is hoping to expand it to other areas of its national collection network.
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