News and Blogs

Distributor Takeback Scheme

13 Sep 2019 |
DTS Team, Valpak

Under the UK Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) regulations, distributors (retailers) of electrical and electronic equipment are required to either offer in-store take-back or join the Distributor Take Back Scheme (DTS).

Scottish DRS Scheme takes Shape

10 Sep 2019 |
Scottish Government

Legislation to establish Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme has been brought forward for public comment by the Scottish Government.  The new regulations will see the establishment of a scheme that will include aluminium and steel cans as well as drinks containers made of glass and PET plastic with a 20p deposit.  By increasing both the amount and quality of this material being recycled and reducing litter, the system will help to combat climate change as well as offering benefits to industry and the public

Why should you attend RWM?

6 Sep 2019 |
RWM - LARAC Partner

With RWM Exhibition fast approaching, we wanted to take a look at why you should attend what is set to be the industry event of the year.

Next: LARAC Conference 2019, stopping at Defra on the way

3 Sep 2019 |
Lee Marshall, LARAC CEO

Considering it was August when in theory it is quiet as the schools are on all breaks the past month has felt quite busy.

Let’s get paper and card sorted

3 Sep 2019 |
CPI, Our Paper - LARAC Partner

For households, recycling paper and card is a simple business. You place it into your council kerbside collection and then the truck comes to take it all away to be transformed into shining new paper and card that can be recycled all over again.