Sustainability Through Recycling

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The latest news and education from Reef Recycling and the plastics industry.

PRS Europe Amsterdam 2024

PRS Europe Amsterdam 2024

Another productive visit to the PRS show in 2024. It was great to meet face to face with our established network of processors and even the odd supplier! We are confident that the new contacts we have made this year will yield extra tonnage of all grades

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Digital Watermarks for sorting Recyclable Plastics!

Digital Watermarks for sorting Recyclable Plastics!

The HolyGrail 2.0 / Digital Watermarks Initiative!   The HolyGrail 2.0 programme is in the last stages of research and development in preparation for market entrance and the introduction of a pilot market in France in 2024, which will include sorting and...

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Deposit Return Schemes – Scotland!

Deposit Return Schemes – Scotland!

The Scottish government's decision to postpone the deposit return scheme (DRS) has sparked debate throughout the packaging supply chain. The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), and the Federation of Independent...

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Wetherby Beer Festival

Wetherby Beer Festival

We are pleased to hear that the first ever Wetherby Beer Festival in May, was a success on many levels;Over 4600 people were in attendance.Over 100 sponsors and corporate partners involved.On the Saturday (Family Day), the festival reached capacity.Over £35,000...

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Global Recycling Day

Global Recycling Day

Global Recycling Day - 18 March 2023   Recycling is one of the simplest and most effective ways to protect the environment and demonstrate our commitment to global sustainability ♻️.   Global Recycling Day was created to help recognise and celebrate the...

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Reef Recycling & The Green Group…

Reef Recycling & The Green Group…

Here at Reef Recycling we have been busy doing our bit for the environment. Through our collaborative efforts with our Community Green Group, we aim to facilitate the planting of more indigenous trees for the benefit of all in Boston Spa and surrounding villages. The...

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COP27 Achievements

COP27 Achievements

What is COP & What has it achieved?   COP stands for 'Conference of the Parties,' and it is the annual international climate change summit held between world leaders since 1995. Although there are COPs for several UN international agreements COP is most often...

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Plastic Packaging Tax

Plastic Packaging Tax

New tax on plastic packaging to boost use of recycled plastic – the 5 things you need to know 1st  April 2022 will see a new plastic packaging tax (PPT) being introduced in the UK targeted at manufacturers and importers of plastic packaging.  If this will impact on...

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