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Plastic recycling does work

The Recycling Association has said that plastic recycling does work following a statement to the contrary by the Big Plastic Count. Indeed, The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin warned that the people behind the Big Plastic Count were “irresponsible” for saying recycling doesn’t work and for sowing seeds of doubt in the public mind.…

Scotland should work with industry on new business waste proposals

Proposals in the Scottish Government’s Circular Economy Bill for business waste collection zones will be damaging to the recycling industry The Recycling Association has warned. In its consultation, the Scottish Government has said it intends to introduce pilots of business waste zones, managed by local authorities, in 2024. After this point, it would look to…

Photos from the 2022 AGM, golf and shooting day and dinner

The Recycling Association had its AGM, golf and shooting day and dinner at Celtic Manor Resort in South Wales on 10 May 2022. Below are photos from the day. If any participants have further photos to add, please email them to And finally…

AGM 2022 report

On 10 May 2022 at Celtic Manor Resort in Wales, Annual General Meetings were held for both The Recycling Association and its trading company IWPP for the 2021 financial year.

Read this full report about how The Recycling Association supported its Members last year.

Celine Grant becomes vice president of The Recycling Association

The Members of The Recycling Association have voted for Celine Grant to become its vice president at its annual AGM. She will take over from Craig Curtis as president in 2024. The board of The Recycling Association decided to put a process in place for a succession for president. Celine is currently a board member…

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