Articles

  • 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.
    Full story
  • 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.
    Full story
  • 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. </p> <p>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 &ndash; equivalent to 348,700 waste batteries &ndash; and Valpak is hoping to expand it to other areas of its national collection network.
    Full story
  • 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.
    Full story
  • 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.
    Full story