Recofloor, the vinyl flooring recycling scheme founded by leading flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, has recognised its members’ sustainability achievements, courtesy of the 2020 Awards.
Axion Polymers will be showcasing its range of locally sourced and produced Axpoly® recycled PP and ABS polymers grades at Interplas 2020, schedule for 29 September – 1 October.
Collaboration between injection moulders and manufacturers, and plastic recyclers is vital, according to Axion Polymers.
RecoMed, the PVC takeback scheme for single-use medical devices, has launched its new website – www.recomed.co.uk – in response to rising interest from the healthcare sector in reducing and recycling plastic waste.
The UK is second in Europe in collecting and recycling waste PVC – Recovinyl®, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme, was the largest contributor to this total.
Proposals for an ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers have been welcomed by Axion.
Further investment in Axion Polymers’ Manchester-based plastics recycling facility has increased waste processing capacity.
Axion Polymers has won a 2019 National Recycling Award in the ‘Team of the Year – Commercial’ category.
A 500ppm limit of flame retardant decaBDEs within recycled compounds and articles that looks set to be agreed by the EU Commission soon has been welcomed by Axion Polymers.
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.