Resource recovery specialist Axion say easy kerbside collections for consumers that focus on consistent quality are vital, if the UK is to boost plastics recycling rates and meet current targets.
The Board of Directors at S Norton & Co Ltd, one of the UK’s prominent metal recyclers, has announced the resignation of Roger Morton as MD of both S Norton and Axion Recycling.
Richard McKinlay, Axion’s Head of Circular Economy, suggests changing business models for plastic recycling could lead to a range of benefits.
Axion’s latest partnership to focus on reusing and recycling the growing volume of batteries used in electric vehicles and light automotive applications.
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.
Improved physical properties will be assured, as Axion Polymers has re-formulated its recycled ABS polymer product.