Growing pressure to transition to the circular economy and the desire to eliminate legacy additives is proving to be a conundrum for the plastics recycling sector – Axion.
Proposals for an ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers have been welcomed by Axion.
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.
Richard McKinlay, Axion’s Head of Circular Economy, suggests changing business models for plastic recycling could lead to a range of benefits.
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.