1:26 min Sorting and collection
Minister Smyth launches Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme
The Minister of State with responsibility for Communications and Circular Economy, Ossian Smyth, launched Ireland’s national Deposit Return Scheme (DRS). It is estimated that about 1.9 billion drinks bottles and cans are consumed each year in Ireland, in-house and 'on the go'. The ...
1:35 min Sorting and collection, Caps & Closures
UK: Co-op commits to ‘clear’ shelves of all coloured milk bottle tops to increase recyclability
Co-op has committed to removing all coloured milk bottle caps from its shelves, the convenience retailer has confirmed, delivering ‘clear’ benefits for the recyclability of the lids.
UK: Co-op to reveal recycling data for own-brand bottles
Co-op is launching a trial to uncover the number of its own-brand plastic bottles that are being recycled to improve its understanding of true recycling figures to help benchmark future rates for the industry.
1:17 min Sorting and collection
Results from Canadian Circular Plastics Taskforce pilot confirm Digimarc Recycle improves sortation of flexible packaging
Digimarc Corporation annnounces positive results from a Canadian recycling pilot project assessing the effectiveness of Digimarc Recycle in improving recycling sortation.