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Articles Mar 17 2017
Separation anxiety – how to tackle stagnating recycling rates
According to the latest research from WRAP*, household recycling rates in the UK have started to stagnate. Here, Mat Prosser, UK Managing Director at DS Smith Recycling, discusses how achieving...
Articles Feb 8 2017
Clear communication is the key for quality recycling
As we’re part of the DS Smith Group – a leading supplier of sustainable packaging solutions – the paper and card we collect from our customers goes back into our manufacturing processes. Not only...
Articles Dec 12 2016
Guidelines for better quality recycling
We have recently seen, from within the recycling industry, some good initiatives that can help improve the quality of material that is presented for recycling. As always, initiatives and things suc...
Articles Sep 21 2016
Quality calls for consistency in collections
DS Smith is Europe’s largest paper and cardboard recycler. We’re an integrated packaging group , with our own paper mills, packaging plants and recycling operations. We operate in 36 countries,...
Articles Aug 8 2016
Earth Overshoot Day and Ecological Debt
Today is Earth Overshoot Day – the tipping point in the calendar where human beings have used up 100% of this year’s supply of resources. Having ‘overshot’ our usage, we are now in ecological debt ...