January 16, 2020

Recofloor’s 2020 rugby-themed awards event kicks off next March at the world-famous Twickenham Stadium, where the achievements of the vinyl flooring recycling scheme’s members will be celebrated in style.

Guest host former England and British and Irish Lions rugby union...

January 16, 2020

The UK is second in Europe (behind Germany) in collecting and recycling waste PVC with a total of 137,989 tonnes recycled here in 2018 across all PVC recycling formats. Of this total, PVC window profiles accounted for 73,703 tonnes, according to latest industry figures...

January 16, 2020

Carpet Recycling UK is expanding its geographical coverage of the UK, offering the flooring sector more options for reuse and recycling of carpet and carpet tile waste, especially in Scotland. 

The not-for-profit membership association says the addition of a facility ne...

January 24, 2019

The volume of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the UK has shown a modest increase with 175,252 tonnes reused, recycled or recovered for energy in 2018, according to Carpet Recycling UK.

This represents a diversion rate of 44% - up from 42% and an increase of 7,252...

January 24, 2019

Recofloor, a champion for sustainability in the flooring sector, will be celebrating 10 years of recycling waste vinyl flooring in 2019. 

Since its 2009 inception by flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, the UK’s award-winning Take Back scheme has recycled an impre...

January 24, 2019

It’s all change at the European Resilient Flooring Manufacturers’ Institute (ERFMI) with the announcement of several new senior management appointments, including Jane Gardner as its Managing Director.

ERFMI represents the interests of the resilient flooring sector in E...

November 1, 2018

Carpet Recycling UK’s significant achievements in finding new uses for waste carpet have been recognised with an Innovation Gold Award for Landfill Diversion in the Environmental Category of the National Flooring Innovations Awards 2018.

Supported by The Stocklists maga...

November 1, 2018

Price increases for the main ferrous grades helped to push up turnover and profits by a third for S Norton & Co Ltd, one of the UK’s prominent metal recyclers, according to its latest published accounts for 2017.

Annual turnover increased to £272 million for the year to...

November 1, 2018

Axion Polymers has invested in more laboratory test equipment at its Salford-based plastics recycling facility, including a new injection moulder, that will enable a greater range of polymer testing and further development of recycled polymer grades.

Axion’s in-house te...