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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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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…

Sir James Bevan should re-consider his personal views on legitimate exports of recycling

The Recycling Association has criticised the “dangerous language” used by Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan. In a speech at an event organised by and the Environmental Services Association, Sir James expressed his personal view that all waste exports should be ended. The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin warned that conflating waste…

The Recycling Association responds to the Extended Producer Responsibility Consultation

The Recycling Association has welcomed the Government’s response to the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Consultation In its original response to the Consultation, The Recycling Association had criticised the proposals on business waste for looking to fundamentally change the way these materials were collected. It warned that the original proposals could have put some of its…

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