New rules governing OPRL’s market-leading recycling labels will give greater transparency on the final fate of packaging, highlighting what gets sorted and reprocessed and which pack designs are likely to be landfilled or incinerated. The move is expected to drive more rapid switching into sustainable packaging ahead of Extended Producer Responsibility reforms as new labels are applied over the next 3 years.
... you might want to take the opportunity to apply for this PhD, it's an unusual opportunity for those with an real interest in waste who want to be at the forefront of taking us all to the next level of eliminating waste altogether.
Catherine Causley, winner of the 2019 LARAC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Recycling, has recently been busy on the next Big Fix project - BIG FIX 2020 - UK wide.
If you were unable to join the recent webinar on Calculating the Impact of Resources and Waste Policy Change with RAWPIC we just wanted to let you know that the recording from this webinar is now available via the Anthesis website, and the slide deck with responses to all questions will be uploaded shortly.
Last month our Chair, Carole Taylor attended a meeting of the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge Advisory Group (SSPP CAG) which also includes representatives from Defra, WRAP, retailers, plastics manufacturers and leading academics. This is the second meeting of the SSPP CAG where Carole has represented LARAC in the last couple of months.