Following the Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance (CCOA) meeting, on 15 April 2018, the UK have announced an astounding £61.4m to fund waste projects.
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SOURCE: WRAP Gate Fees Report 2017
It’s becoming more and more important to recycle… For financial reasons, if nothing else.
Jun 17, 2017
Photography copyright: ALAMY
The Recycling Association was recently asked by the BBC to identify products that are difficult to recycle. The Association highlighted the iconic Pringles container, which incorporates a mix of materials that are difficult to separate, and Lucozade Sport bottles, which have a branding jacket that is unrecyclable and difficult to remove from the bottle.
Jun 14, 2017
Photography copyright: PrestonScenery, Pinterest
Everyone needs to do their bit to crack down on fly-tipping. It’s important that Hertsmere Borough Council, local businesses and the local community should unite to prevent fly-tipping from increasing in the area.
Apr 10, 2017
As CS Recycling are a part of the Recycling Association, we attended the first Quality First Conference. This comprised of a full day of speakers; starting with a keynote by Recycling Association President, Adrian Jackson. The day included notable speakers such as Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability at Coca Cola and Kevin Vyse, Head of Packaging Innovation Technology at Marks and Spencer.
The Quality First Conference was the first of its kind since the creation of the Quality First Scheme. The scheme aims to raise awareness of the need for the UK to improve the quality of its recyclable materials.
Mar 17, 2017
Photography copyright: Overflo
As international suppliers of recyclates, CS Recycling see the significance of the new National Sword regulations that have been recently announced. This shows, now more than ever, the importance of the Quality First program led by The UK Recycling Association. It’s a call to action for all participants of the recycling supply chain; from packaging designers to manufacturers to reprocessors such as ourselves.
Oct 31, 2016
Source: EA, Waste management 2015 in England report summary
Proceeding the release of the annual waste management report for England, by the Environment Agency, we have noticed some significant trends among waste management.
Oct 23, 2015
At CS Recycling we believe the need for plastic recycling is very important as illustrated by recent articles we published in our ‘News’ section.
The ‘Plastic Island’ has had a lot of press coverage recently and for those who may have missed we would like to repeat some of the basic facts.
In the Pacific Ocean there is a phenomenon known as ‘The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’, ‘Floating Plastic Island’ or simply ‘Garbage Island’.
Although it sits between Japan and Hawaii the waste comes from Asia, Canada and the US.
Worldwide 100 million tonnes of plastic is produced annually, 10% of which ends up in the sea, emanating from platforms, ships or blown from land.
Sep 30, 2015
This week we are featuring work by the artist Ptolemy Elrington.
Born in the South of England and growing up in the North, Ptolemy studied Art and Design at Bradford and Ilkley Community College during the mid-eighties. His sculptures are of natural forms and are created from recycled plastic hubcaps.
His work has been commissioned by the likes of DEFRA, The Eden Project, The Environment Agency and the R.S.P.B.
Ptolemy has also made TV appearances on Richard and Judy and Blue Peter.