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  • Axion Polymers renews ISO 9001 certification and gains new H & S standard

    Axion Polymers renews ISO 9001 certification and gains new H & S standard

    Axion Polymers has successfully renewed its current ISO management system certification and gained the new enhanced ISO45001 Health and Safety standard at its two Manchester materials recycling sites. Following an extensive audit process in 2020, ...

  • Axion Polymers to showcase recycled polymer grades at Interplas 2020

    Axion Polymers to showcase recycled polymer grades at Interplas 2020

    Axion Polymers will be showcasing its range of locally sourced and produced Axpoly® recycled PP and ABS polymers grades at Interplas 2020 from Sept 29 - Oct 1 2020. The Manchester-based plastics recycler’s technical sales team will be ...

  • Axion: collaborate to create end markets for recycled polymers

    Axion: collaborate to create end markets for recycled polymers

    Collaboration between injection moulders and manufacturers, and plastic recyclers is key to creating new end markets for recycled polymers, meet rising demand for recycled content and improve the overall economics of recycling, says Axion Polymers. ...

  • RecoMed PVC takeback scheme launches new website

    RecoMed PVC takeback scheme launches new website

    RecoMed, the PVC takeback scheme for single-use medical devices, has launched its new website – www.recomed.co.uk – in response to rising interest from the healthcare sector in reducing and recycling plastic waste. Set up in 2014, ...

  • Recovinyl: UK is top contributor to PVC recycling scheme

    Recovinyl: UK is top contributor to PVC recycling scheme

    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 ...

  • Axion Polymers successfully renews ISO 9001 certification

    Axion Polymers successfully renews ISO 9001 certification

    Axion Polymers has successfully renewed its ISO management system certification at its two Manchester plastics recycling sites – and gained a new ISO18001 Health and Safety standard for the Salford facility. Following an audit conducted by ...

  • Axion welcomes ‘all-in’ Deposit Return Scheme proposal

    Axion welcomes ‘all-in’ Deposit Return Scheme proposal

    Proposals for an ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers have been welcomed by Axion as a positive move to encourage people to recycle more and associate a value with waste plastic and other materials. Including cans ...

  • Investment boosts recycling capacity for Axion Polymers

    Investment boosts recycling capacity for Axion Polymers

    Further investment in Axion Polymers’ Manchester-based plastics recycling facility has increased waste processing capacity, as well as extrusion capability of its 100% recycled polymer grades. It is the first phase of continuing investment in ...

  • Axion Polymers wins a National Recycling Award

    Axion Polymers wins a National Recycling Award

    Axion Polymers has won a 2019 National Recycling Award in the ‘Team of the Year – Commercial’ category for its circular approach to serving clients’ needs for recycled polymers. The Manchester-based plastics recycler’s ...

  • Recofloor celebrates recycling award winners

    Recofloor celebrates recycling award winners

    Celebrations for Recofloor’s 10th Anniversary swung into action at The Belfry where the sustainability achievements of the vinyl flooring recycling scheme’s members were recognised at the Recofloor 2019 Awards Event. Flooring companies, ...

  • Axion Polymers is a National Recycling Awards finalist

    Axion Polymers is a National Recycling Awards finalist

    Axion Polymers is a finalist in the 2019 National Recycling Awards for the ‘Team of the Year – Commercial’ category for their efforts in driving innovation in recycled polymer applications. The Manchester-based plastics ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference: Design for Recycling and the Circular Economy

    Carpet Recycling UK Conference: Design for Recycling and the Circular Economy

    Catch all the action at Carpet Recycling UK’s 2019 Annual Conference and Awards Event which opens at Edgbaston Cricket Stadium, Birmingham on Thursday July 18th. Taking the theme of ‘Design for Recycling and the Circular Economy’, ...

  • Axion Polymers welcomes proposed 500ppm decaBDE limit for recycled plastics

    Axion Polymers welcomes proposed 500ppm decaBDE limit for recycled plastics

    A 500ppm limit of flame retardant decaBDEs within recycled compounds and articles that looks set to be agreed by the EU Commission soon has been welcomed by Axion Polymers as ‘leaving the door open’ for plastic recycling and the use of ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK explores carpet waste at edie Live 2019

    Carpet Recycling UK explores carpet waste at edie Live 2019

    Over the last decade, Carpet Recycling UK has been at the forefront of finding new uses for waste carpet and diverting one million tonnes of this bulky material from landfill. Scheme Manager Adnan Zeb-Khan will reveal the on-going challenges and ...

  • Axion: Keep kerbside collections simple to boost recycling rates

    Axion: Keep kerbside collections simple to boost recycling rates

    Easy kerbside collections for consumers that focus on consistent quality are essential if the UK is to boost plastics recycling rates and meet current targets, suggests resource recovery specialist Axion. Investment in infrastructure is also needed ...

  • Axion Polymers: adopting ‘Norwegian Proposal’ would benefit European plastics recyclers

    Axion Polymers: adopting ‘Norwegian Proposal’ would benefit European plastics recyclers

    Adopting Norway’s proposal to amend a global agreement on rules for exporting mixed plastic waste would benefit European plastics recyclers and lead to more investment in infrastructure, claims a UK plastics recycler. Manchester-based Axion ...

  • Management changes at S Norton & Co and Axion Recycling

    Management changes at S Norton & Co and Axion Recycling

    The Board of Directors at S Norton & Co Ltd, one of the UK’s prominent metal recyclers, has announced, with a ‘mix of sadness and gratitude’, the resignation of Roger Morton as Managing Director of both S Norton and Axion ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises

    Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises

    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 ...

  • Recofloor celebrates 10 years of vinyl flooring recycling in 2019

    Recofloor celebrates 10 years of vinyl flooring recycling in 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 ...

  • Axion Polymers expands its sales and business team

    Axion Polymers expands its sales and business team

    Axion Polymers is expanding its sales and business development teams across both its Manchester sites as the plastics recycler responds to rising demand for resource-efficient, high quality recycled polymers. Commercial Operations Manager Laura ...