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    Second recycling line at Veka Compounds

    Veka Recycling has installed a second extrusion line for its Veka Compounds division to turn more reclaimed PVC-U into pellets. The investment, which totals more than £500,000, gives the company two Krauss Maffei compounding lines...

    Stephen’s ‘Plastic People’ teaches little people about recycling

    Kestrel stockist Stephen Gribling is taking the need for plastic recycling straight to the next generation with the publication of a children’s book warning of the dangers of not recycling. Stephen, who is the managing...

    Swish recycles with End of Life Recovery Systems

    Swish Building Products has implemented ‘End of Life Recovery Systems’ for all its PVC products with the aim of reducing landfill and ensuring an increasingly sustainable future for the industry. Process improvement manager Alan Tunnicliffe...

    Veka Recycling adds silos for capacity and efficiency

    Veka Recycling has invested £150k in six new silos to increase storage capacity at its Wellingborough recycling plant. The extra space created by the two 20m3 and four 10m3 silos will increase efficiency by reducing the manual...

    Morley tops 200 tonnes with glass recycling initiative

    Morley Glass & Glazing has saved more than 200 tonnes of post-consumer glass from being landfilled stopping 64,226kg of CO2 emissions from going into the atmosphere as well as raising money for charities’ green...

    Recycled Circal saves 25,000 tonnes of CO2 in its first year with Hydro

    More than 100 large building projects in ten countries across two continents have helped Technal to save 25,000 tonnes of CO2 by the use of Circal recycled aluminium products since it became part of...

    UK/RoI record year for PVC recycling – but ‘notifiable’ status could bring export problems...

    The UK and Ireland collected and recycled a total of 143,428 tonnes of waste PVC last year, with windows accounting for over 60% of that and putting us second only after Germany, according to...

    VinylPlus building towards 2030

    More than 180 participants from 24 countries came together online for the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum (VSF) #Circularvinyl this week to showcase the united PVC industry’s achievements and plans to build the new sustainability programme...

    £2million investment puts Veka closer to all-UK recycling goal

    VEKA Recycling is nearing its long-term goal of completing the entire PVC-U recycling in the UK after a further £2million investment at its Wellingborough base. The investment marks the third phase of development for the...

    CMS celebrates three years zero landfill

    Lanarkshire-based fabricator/installer CMS Group has achieved a third successive year with zero production or post-consumer waste going to landfill.  In its 2019-2020 financial year, CMS handled 2,802 tonnes of waste, mainly from post-use windows and...