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Article Aug 2 2017
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.
Article Aug 1 2017
Next steps for PRNs in the UK
Peter Clayson, External Affairs Manager at DS Smith, discusses the recent Defra review into packaging recovery notes (PRNs) and their future in the UK.
Blog Jul 24 2017
Contamination costs where quality counts
DS Smith’s focus on quality recycling comes from our need to source clean paper fibres to supply our paper mills who, in turn, feed our packaging plants. We’re one of Europe’s leading recyclers,...
Article Jun 15 2017
What does the recycling industry need from a new UK government?
In the days following the June General Election 2017, there has been none of the traditional dust settling and planning for the future, writes Mathew Prosser, UK Managing Director at DS Smith...
Article May 17 2017
Consistency and quality are key to achieving a circular economy
It’s been over a year since the Circular Economy Package was adopted by the European Commission in a bid to support the transition towards a more circular economy in the EU. As one of Europe’s...
Article Apr 7 2017
Guidelines for recycling your Easter egg packaging
Sources Eurostat data on packaging recycling rates: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Packaging_waste_statistics INCPEN Code of Practice: http://www.incpen.org/docs/Codeof...