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Nearly one-fifth of recycling ends up unrecyclable due to contamination

31st October 2022

Biffa / contamination / Recycling


“Fundamentally incorrect” i article slammed for telling people to stop recycling plastic

6th October 2022

CIWM / contamination / landfill / Waste Exports


App the ante

23rd February 2022

contamination / Innovation / Recycling


Paper Round launches a new service to capture hard-to-recycle items

28th July 2021

contamination / Plastics / Recycling


Campaign launches to tackle recycling contamination in north London

21st July 2021

behaviour change / contamination / NLWA


‘Recycle right’ says Biffa on Earth Day

22nd April 2021

Biffa / contamination / earth day


Over half a million tonnes of recycling rejected due to contamination – LGA

29th March 2021

behaviour change / contamination / local authorities


Practical Ways to Tackle Household Recycling Contamination

17th December 2020

collection / contamination / local authorities / Recycling


Farmers and waste companies urged to check waste management processes or face enforcement action

25th November 2020

contamination / exports / Farmers / Plastic Waste

Research & Report

Blog: Designing out ‘designed-in’ contamination to drive up packaging recycling in the UK

29th September 2020

brands / collector / contamination / design / packaging / plastic / reprocessors


Designing out designed-in contamination to drive up packaging recycling

17th September 2020

contamination / design / Recycling / Reprocessing


The role of packaging in a changing world

26th August 2020

contamination / DS Smith / packaging


Glasgow removes food waste bins from 2,500 homes after ‘disappointing’ uptake

11th August 2020

contamination / Food Waste / Glasgow City Council


Biffa loses appeal over exporting contaminated waste to China

6th July 2020

Biffa / contamination / Environment Agency / Waste Crime / Waste Exports


Cardiff finds 4,000 incidents of contamination since Pink Sticker scheme launch

16th March 2020

Cardiff City Council / contamination / Fines

Research & Report

Biowaste material to land – what needs to change?

5th March 2020

Biowaste / contamination / Microplastics


DS Smith highlights “alarming” amount of plastic in paper recycling

28th February 2020

contamination / DS Smith / Paper Recycling / plastic


Councils urged to keep paper and card away from glass, cans and plastics

25th September 2019

collection / contamination / OUR PAPER / Recycling / Waste Exports

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