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Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Resource Association has signed up to the Food Waste Coalition, which has written to Michael Gove, Secretary of State at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, advocating that priority is given to the collection of food waste from all households.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Policy measures to deliver increased use of post-consumer recycled materials (PCR) in the UK economy are outlined in a new report from Eunomia Research and Consulting, released today.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

We, the cosignatories of this call to action, welcome the voluntary commitments introduced in the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy to boost the uptake of recycled plastics, but we believe that without minimum recycled content legislation there is not enough incentive for product manufacturers to shift from using virgin to recycled plastic feedstock on a long-term basis.

2018 Quality Recognition Award recipients
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The Resource Association has announced the recipients of its annual Quality Recognition Awards, designed to celebrate high-quality recycling delivered to reprocessors.  The Awards were made yesterday (16 July) during the Association’s summer lecture event, held at the National Liberal Club in London.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Resource Association welcomed today’s long-awaited publication of A Green Future, the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan.

Friday, January 5, 2018

The Resource Association is calling for leadership from the UK Government to stimulate secondary markets in the UK for plastic waste and increase producer responsibility for plastic products placed on the UK market as China moves to ban the import of foreign plastic recyclate.

Friday, January 5, 2018

The Resource Association has welcomed the publication of the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee’s report on Disposable Packaging: Coffee Cups as an important contribution to the debate, drawing attention to this significant consumer concern.

Chief Executive Ray Georgeson commented: