The Recycling Association regularly contributes to international, national, local and trade media.

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Our chief executive Simon Ellin regularly appears in the media and has helped to explain in a simple and effective manner how the recycling sector benefits the UK and our planet.

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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…

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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