• The Top 5 Shopping Centres For Recycling

    In this article we take a look at some of the best shopping centres for recycling, takin...

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  • The top 5 UK cities for recycling

    Have you ever wondered what the UK’s greenest cities are? We all recognise the importa...

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  • Why has China stopped accepting plastic waste for recycling?

    For many years, China was the largest market for the world’s waste plastic. Around 50%...

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  • How blockchain will improve the recycling sector

    Traditionally, technologists and developers saw the role of blockchain as being primaril...

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  • What are the Advantages of Plastic Recycling?

    Businesses understand that their customers' needs are changing. No longer are they motiv...

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  • How oil prices affect recycling

    Many people rejoice when oil prices plummet, as it means that it’s cheaper to fill up ...

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  • Plastic Expert launches a UK-Wide Carpet Recycling service

    We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand-new UK-wide carpet recycling ser...

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  • How the EU Helped Increase UK Recycling Rates

    When the UK joined the EU in 1973, recycling as we know it was yet to be born. People ex...

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  • Plastic Expert launches national wheelie bin recycling service.

    Plastic Expert is pleased to announce that we have now launched our new National Wheelie ...

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  • How to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Recycling

    It’s commonly known that recycling is an important way to reduce your carbon footprint. ...

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  • Why Quality Matters | The Transformation of Plastic Scrap

    In a short space of time, the plastic scrap market has turned on its head. The ‘easy rou...

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  • Research Project Reveals Opportunities For Flexible Packaging Recycling

    An important research project into the recycling possibilities for flexible packaging, Ref...

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  • How Does the UK Compare at Plastic Recycling with Sweden?

    One of the greatest immediate challenges for the European Union is to find a way of dealin...

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  • Co-op becomes 1st retailer to back Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan

    The company suggests that others should follow suit, and we here at Plastic Expert suspect...

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  • How Does the UK Compare at Plastic Recycling with France

    The French culture has gained popularity all over the world, through its exquisite cuisine...

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  • How Does The UK Compare At Plastic Recycling With Germany

    In Part One of this series, we looked at the Netherlands, and how we, the UK, compare with...

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  • How Does The UK Compare At Plastic Recycling With Holland?

    Plastic pollution has turned out to be a menace for the entire world, and an environmental...

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  • Chinese Recycling Industry | Part Five – E-Waste

      Throughout this series looking at recycling in China, we have focused on a variety ...

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  • How To Recycle E-Cigarettes

    Up In Smoke E-cigarettes have been massively influential in helping a lot of people to re...

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  • Chinese Recycling Industry | Part Four – The Rebuild

    Scrap metals, plastic bottles, bales, scrap paper from offices, old appliances and gadgets...

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  • New Plastic Recycling Centre NOW OPEN!

    Plastic Recycling Centre in Hampshire NOW OPEN! We're delighted to announce that our new ...

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  • Chinese Recycling Industry | Part Three – Import Recycling Market

    China is the most populated country in the world, meaning it has a great advantage in term...

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  • Zero Waste Scotland: Part Two!

    Back in August 2014, Plastic Expert featured the exciting Scottish town of Dunbar here on ...

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  • Chinese Recycling Industry | Part Two – The Government

      The Chinese government intends to promote a responsible and appropriate environment...

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  • Recycling In Space: Air and Water

    "Houston, Houston, we have recyclables..." NASA’s International Space Center (ISS) has b...

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  • Packaging Recycling To Keep Our Cities Clean

    Pollution is one of the fastest growing concerns of the industrialized world, causing the ...

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  • Chinese Recycling Industry | Part One – Recycling Prices

    Are Chinese Recyclers getting the best recycling prices? The Chinese government is workin...

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  • Metal Recycling vs Plastic Recycling: Breaking the Myths

    Which material would you immediately estimate to be more lucrative to waste management com...

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  • Southwark Receives Recycled Plastic Bag Shipment

    Southwark Receives First Shipment From Recycled Plastic Bag Scheme The first shipment of r...

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  • What is LDPE Recycling?

    How is LDPE Film Recycled? Polyethylene is usually manufactured either of two ways, Low D...

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  • Interview with Transfodesign

    We here at Plastic Expert are thrilled to share this interview with you... Hello! Would yo...

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  • What is uPVC Recycling?

    uPVC Recycling... What is uPVC? Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride, better known as uPVC...

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  • Cardboard Recycling Prices

    2016 Cardboard Recycling Prices Cardboard recycling prices are constantly changing, and 20...

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  • An Interview With Nudie Jeans Co

    Plastic Expert welcomes Sandya Langs, CSR Manager at Nudie Jeans Co, for an interview... ...

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  • An Interview With Yolanda Drewell

    Yolanda uses various sustainable materials in her cloth, so we spoke to her about it... H...

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  • An interview with Lucy Bee

    Hi Lucy, would you like to introduce yourself and your product? I’m 23 and the co-found...

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  • Calgary, Canada

    Welcome to Calgary... Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. With a populat...

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  • Disruptive Businesses Forcing Innovation

    Plastic Expert visited the Resource Event at London's ExCel arena recently and among the m...

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  • Discussing the Circular Approach

    Plastic Expert recently visited the Resource Event at London's ExCel Arena... We listened ...

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  • An Interview with Rachelle Strauss

    On the back of her Resource Award, Plastic Expert Interviews... Hi Rachelle, would you li...

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  • An Interview With Green Warehouse

    Plastic Expert are pleased to introduce Green Warehouse Ltd for a Sustainable Business Int...

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  • Recycling Reviews | Coca Cola Recyclometer

    Plastic Expert reviews the Coca Cola Recyclometer... Recycling without seeing the benefits...

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  • Cali Doesn't Ban the Plastic Bag, Yet…

    Uh oh, Cali didn't actually ban the bag... At the end of November, we reported that Califo...

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  • 5 Recycling Facts To Impress Your Mates

    Here is some pub quiz ammunition on the topic of recycling. If it ever comes in useful to ...

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  • Curitiba, Brazil

    Curitiba, Brazil, also known as 'Pine Nut Land'. Curitiba is a city of 1.7 million people ...

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  • Recycling Interview | The Rubbish Diet Founder Karen Cannard

    Fresh from being named third in Resource Magazine's Top 100 most influential people in was...

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  • Scandal As Recycling Sent To Landfill

    A new statistic has caused a shock in the recycling world... When recycling boxes go out ...

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  • New York Bans Polystyrene Containers!

    New York is the latest US city to ban polystyrene food containers, joining Seattle, Portla...

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  • Plastic Recycling News | ‘The Revised Waste Framework Directive’

    New Waste Regulations  What’s happening? The Environment Agency has written to remind w...

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  • Dublin, Ireland

    This week, we take a virtual visit to Dublin... Ireland's capital is home to a metro popul...

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  • Lush

    Lush - Marching from the front in the battle for responsible packaging A conscious effort ...

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  • Plastic Recycling News | Plastic Bales to Undergo Fire Assessments

    Controlled fires are due to take place to determine appropriate storing distances for recy...

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  • Vehicle Plastic Recycling | Cable & The Carrera

    In our latest Vehicle Plastic Recycling feature, we look at Vince Cable and the 1965 Porsc...

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  • Masdar City, UAE

    Masdar City, just outside Abu Dhabi, UAE, hasn't finished being constructed yet, regardles...

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  • Plastic Recycling News | Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards

    Across the Atlantic, the Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards were held in Washington D...

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  • Lyon, France

    Bienvenue á Lyon! Take a virtual trip with us to the fabulous French city... Lyon is Fran...

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  • Plastic Recycling News | Pyrolysis, a new future for plastics?

    Pyroly-what? It is claimed that Pyrolysis, 'a thermochemical decomposition of organic mate...

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  • World Recycling News | Sony's Recycled Plastic Targets

    A couple of months back we wrote an article about Dell computers, and how they were pledge...

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  • Honolulu, Hawaii

    Aloha! Honolulu is the largest and capital city of Hawaii, situated on Oahu, the third la...

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  • Zürich, Switzerland

    Nachhaltigkeit und Wiederverwertung in Zürich Zurich is home to a metro population of 1.8...

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  • Hahn Plastics Ltd

    Hi there, would you like to introduce yourself and the business? Hahn Plastics Ltd is par...

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  • Reducing Waste Costs | DBD Distribution Ltd

    Plastic Expert partners with DBD to maximize their recycling potential "We are not co...

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  • Auckland, New Zealand

    Last week we spoke of Mexico City, a capital of 21 million people, who are in the infancy ...

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  • Plastic Recycling Technology Update

    Plastic Recycling Technology is having a real purple patch, with some innovative minds int...

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  • World Recycling News | Recycling in the Skies

    Come Fly With Us When people talk sustainable business, it's natural to conjure up picture...

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  • Plastic Cars Are The Future

    I'll state now that I don't have an all-seeing future-showing telescope. Despite that, I h...

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  • Plastic Expert interviews… Thomas Dambo

    Not so long ago I was looking around the web for creative people reclaiming and recycling ...

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  • Dumb Dumpers & the Fly-Tipping Epidemic

    In a society where recycling is available and easy, why is fly-tipping still a common prac...

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  • Forest Green Rovers

    Whether your scarf is red, white or blue, you should be concerned for the sustainable futu...

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  • 'We Don't Have The Option To Abandon Ship'

    This week we are interviewing one of the men behind this award winning video   Hi th...

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  • Recycling through the ages: 2000s

    In this series of articles, we have been looking at recycling through the ages, considerin...

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  • 'The Issue of Marine Plastic Debris' | An Interview with Ken Campbell

    Hi Ken, would you like to introduce yourself for our readers? I’m a longtime sea kayake...

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  • Vehicle Plastic Recycling | The Trabant & Cactus

    How can we turn our nose up at the use of plastic in modern cars? Let's go back in time an...

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  • Recycling through the ages: 1990s

    In this series of articles, we are looking at recycling through the ages, considering the ...

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  • Plastic Recycling News | Recycled plastic bag usage rising & free tips for old bags

    Virgin polymer bag production down and recycled plastic bag usage up as single-use carrier...

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  • Recycling through the ages: 1980s

    In this series of articles, we are looking at recycling through the ages, considering the ...

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  • 'Most responsible in terms of recycling'

    This week, we are interviewing Brendan O'Shea, the founder and Managing Director of Just C...

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  • World Recycling News | The Sea-Forest Stadium

    The Sea-Forest doesn't officially open its doors to the public until 2016, but Umi-No-Mori...

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  • Recycling Through The Ages: 1970s

    Recycling Through The Ages In this series of articles, we are looking at recycling throug...

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  • Plastic Recycling News | Revamping packaging recycling

    A change is upon us The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has released t...

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  • 'High recycling and low litter' | An interview with Waste Campaigner Lisa Wriley

    Recently we spoke with the  'Reverse Vending Corporation', The UK manufacturers of Revers...

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  • Recycling through the ages: 1960s

    In this series of articles, we will be looking at recycling through the ages; considering ...

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  • World Recycling News | Welcome to Trash Island

    Welcome to Trash Island Population: Uninhabitable... The Great Pacific garbage patch, also...

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  • Plastic Recycling News | Inconsistent recycling costing UK £1.7bn per year

    Inconsistent packaging and plastic recycling is costing the UK £1.7bn a year, as councils...

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  • 'Snowboards to Longboards' | An interview with Johannes LDC Guerreiro

    From the slopes to the city streets When items are thrown away for recycling, some people ...

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  • Three reasons for fluctuating plastic recycling prices

    Three reasons for fluctuating plastic recycling prices There are a whole host of reasons...

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  • Plastic Recycling News | Reverse Vending Recycling Machines target UK

    Reverse Vending Recycling Machines: Rewarded for recycling With the recycling world wonder...

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  • Retailers Join Forces To Recycle Plastic Trays

    A market trial is being launched by a consortium of UK packaging, retail and recycling org...

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  • Plastic Recycling Case Study | Raymond Brown Group

    Leading the way in plastic recycling Introduction: Recently we interviewed Operations Mana...

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  • World Recycling News| AI Recycling innovation coming to the UK

    AI Waste Sorting Product is the future of recycling Finnish technology developers ZenRobot...

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  • 'Eradicating Plastic Bags' | An interview with Campaigns Director Andy Cummins

    For our first guest interview, Plastic Expert are really pleased to introduce Andy Cummin...

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  • Plastic Recycling World News: Festivals looking forward to a green future

    Glastonbury Festival organizers have declared plans to become the world's greenest festi...

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  • Dell Computers Recycling Plastic From Old Products

    Worldwide IT manufacturers seeing green; Dell leads in plastic recycling! Dell have intro...

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  • Recycling Plastic UK News | 'Confusion' over changes to 'Plastic bag Tax'

    DEFRA announces 'confusing plans' to exempt small businesses from 5p 'Plastic Bag Tax' The...

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