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Economy in transition: Challenges and opportunities for European industry in 2024

Economy in transition: Challenges and opportunities for European industry in 2024

Looking ahead to 2024: a year full of challenges for the European economy but also lucrative opportunities. How companies can master the wave of change and discover new opportunities for growth and efficiency with clever digitalisation and automation as well as the smart use of used machinery. In 2023, the European economy was heavily impacted...

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Timberpak and Pearce Recycling Company join forces

Timberpak and Pearce Recycling Company join forces

Timberpak Ltd has made a significant investment in Pearce Recycling Company Ltd, which is one of the biggest names in wood and waste recycling in the UK. This investment secures the relationship between the two companies and follows a successful partnership that began with the launch of Timberpak Pearce Ltd in 2016. On 1st November,...

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Willshee’s secure major renewal contracts

Willshee’s secure major renewal contracts

Willshee’s Waste & Recycling has secured two major contract renewals with the UK’s largest arts and crafts retailer, Hobbycraft, and Brunel Healthcare, the UK’s leading manufacturer of vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements. Having achieved zero waste to landfill by partnering with Willshee’s, who delivered increased efficiencies and environmentally focused innovations, both companies are now set...

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UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

How Alfred H Knight helped Tom White to design one of the most sophisticated MRFs of its kind UK WASTE streams are evolving. Updates to the way food is packaged and ever-changing consumer buying and recycling habits are making predicting the types and levels of materials found in our bins and skips increasingly difficult. This...

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Wood bodies call for explanation from DEFRA on packaging target reductions

Wood bodies call for explanation from DEFRA on packaging target reductions

THE Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) and the Wood Panel Industries Federation (WPIF) have written a joint letter to DEFRA, asking for an explanation as to why the waste wood packaging recycling targets have been reduced to 35%. The letter follows an announcement last week when DEFRA published its packaging waste recycling targets for businesses for...

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Trade bodies unite with reciprocal membership

Trade bodies unite with reciprocal membership

THE Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) and The Recycling Association (TRA) have joined forces in a reciprocal arrangement that will see them share expertise and ideas to the benefit of both organisations. The reciprocal membership agreement was approved by the Boards of the WRA last month and TRA this month. It is aimed at the two...

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RPS for waste wood extended to 2020

RPS for waste wood extended to 2020

THE Environment Agency (EA) has extended a Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) on the use of mixed waste wood by a further ten months, to allow completion of a major project. The Waste Wood Classification (WWC) Project is being led by the Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) and aims to ensure that waste wood in the UK...

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Trade bodies warn wood PRN market does not need stability mechanism

THE Wood Panels Industry Federation (WPIF) and the Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) have written a joint letter outlining their opposition to a “stability mechanism” being introduced for the wood PRN market. In a letter to John Dye, the wood sector’s representative on the government’s Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP), the two trade bodies have raised...

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Enva's new website

Enva launches new wood website

ENVA has launched a new wood recycling website – www.enva.com/wood, which combines all its waste wood expertise on one site. The launch marks the culmination of months of work to consolidate Hadfield Wood Recyclers into Enva’s existing wood recycling business, making it one of the largest wood recycling operations in the UK. The launch of...

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Mick George

Mick George Limited helps raise £26,000 for charity through wood recycling initiative

FOR many, the mundane clear-up process following the Christmas period is already complete, however, some residents in the Cambridgeshire region have prolonged the festive season in aid of a good cause. Last week, as part of the Arthur Rank Christmas tree collections scheme, 100 volunteers gave up their time to help salvage 1,846 used Christmas...