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The UK and Ireland collected and recycled a total of 143,428 tonnes of waste PVC across all PVC recycling formats in 2019; this total saw PVC window profiles account for 86,057 tonnes, according to latest industry figures (Recovinyl).
An early adopter of Recofloor, Bramhall Flooring has demonstrated the ease of implementing the UK’s vinyl flooring take back scheme to collect, return and recycle material from STI Poynton, an electronic component manufacturing site in Cheshire.
Axion Polymers has successfully renewed its current ISO management system certification and gained the new enhanced ISO45001 Health and Safety standard at its two Manchester materials recycling sites.
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.