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New President for The Recycling Association

Celine Grant has become the new President of The Recycling Association.  She replaces Craig Curtis who has stepped down after a five-year term as President.  Colin Clarke will become the new Vice President of The Recycling Association and will take over from Celine after a two-year term.  Celine is Commercial Director at Re-Gen in Northern…

Simpler Recycling must not lead to poor quality material

The Recycling Association has said local authorities must ensure they maintain or improve quality as a result of Simpler Recycling. With the Government confirming that Simpler Recycling will be rolled out in England for households from 31 March 2026, The Recycling Association has also welcomed that this policy now seems to be moving forwards. The…

PRESS RELEASE: DRS delay should be opportunity to reconsider

The Recycling Association has welcomed the Government’s announcement that the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) will be delayed until October 2027. But it has suggested that this time should be used to consider whether DRS is required at all. The Recycling Association chief executive Paul Sanderson said: “As an Association, we are against the introduction of…

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