Although setting minimum targets for recycled content in food packaging sounds like a good idea, Richard McKinlay, of Axion, believes it could lead to less efficient use of resources.
Axion’s latest partnership to focus on reusing and recycling the growing volume of batteries used in electric vehicles and light automotive applications.
Axion Polymers has supplied its 100% recycled polymer from end-of-life vehicles to aid a leading automotive manufacturer in demonstrating the use of sustainable components in new cars.
Axion Polymers recently hosted a visit at its Manchester recycling facilities for the Lead MEP and appointed Rapporteur for drawing up regulations on POPs.
It has been announced that Jane Gardner, Head of Axion’s Consulting Services, will be leaving the resource recovery specialists at the end of the month.
June 20th saw S Norton & Co Ltd purchase the entire share capital of Axion Recycling Ltd from the five individual, private investors who have owned Axion since July 2006.
Keith Freegard, director of plastics recycler Axion Polymers, believes landfilling, as opposed to incineration, could be the best option for dealing with the UK’s waste plastic levels rising.
Volumes of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the country continue to increase, with 168,000 tonnes either reused, recycled or recovered for energy in 2017, a report from Carpet Recycling UK says.
Axion Polymers is asking for of larger demand for recycled materials across the nation after China’s decision to restrict imports of waste paper and plastics.
RecoMed (ran by Axion) has scooped the Chartered Institute of Waste Management’s (CIWM) Sustainability and Resource Award for Best Recycling Project 2017.