Category Archives: Packaging Recycling


Proposal to recycle over 70 percent of packaging announced

Posted on 15th March, 2010

A consultation has been launched to seek views on proposed changes to the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007. The UK has a good record for recycling packaging and reached its targets of recovering at least 60 per cent of packaging and recycling 55 per cent by December 2008. It is thought that the…

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PackCare compliance gets green light

Posted on 22nd November, 2008

PackCare Compliance, a new packaging compliance scheme, has been launched by the WasteCare Group, following the receipt of Government approval. The scheme aims not only to increase the amount of packaging that is recycled but also to substantially reduce the cost of compliance for members. PackCare Chief Executive Bob Taylor says: “PackCare Compliance will build…

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Government approves PackCare Compliance

Posted on 24th October, 2008

Building on the success of the WeeeCare Compliance scheme launched last year the WasteCare Group have now received Government approval to launch a packaging compliance scheme. Ready for 2009 PackCare are targeting existing customers of the Group to help not only improve recycling but to substantially reduce the cost of compliance. In the past many…

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Scott Bader partners with WasteCare

Posted on 1st October, 2008

As of the 1st October 2008 Scott Bader has appointed WasteCare as a partner in the recycling of packaging. Norbert Dentresangle our logistics partner will continue to collect the 205lt steel drums but we will now utilise PackCare Ltd (A division of WasteCare) for the collection and recycling of all IBC’s. As part of this…

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PackCare compliance scheme launched

Posted on 10th September, 2008

Following the tremendous success of WeeeCare Compliance and the purchase earlier this year of leading packaging recycling company E Pease & Son of Leeds (renamed PackCare), it was only a matter of time before we established our own packaging compliance scheme. Simplicity and low cost are the common themes but, as many of our current…

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Innovative waste packaging service launched

Posted on 5th September, 2008

Scott Bader, the manufacturer of speciality polymers, has launched a new waste packaging service in conjunction with WasteCare and its subsidiary, PackCare. In common with almost all manufacturing companies, Scott Bader has been keen to minimise environmental impact, reduce landfill and increase production efficiency. Over recent years, as new regulations have been imposed and waste…

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Packaging recycling solution for the UK

Posted on 15th April, 2008

PackCare, the wholly-owned WasteCare subsidiary specialising in the collection, reconditioning and recycling of commercial packaging, has stolen a march on its competitors by launching a new fixed-cost national collection service. The company is the only recycler in the UK offering to collect all types of industrial containers – regardless of quantity, content and condition –…

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