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Fashion industry must ‘embrace’ design for recycling

Recent months have brought higher-than-normal collection volumes, but quality is declining owing to the combination of ‘fast fashion’ and ‘an…

Ribena re-designs packaging for recyclability

Plastic bottles containing one of the UK’s most popular soft drinks are being redesigned to make them easier to recycle….

Print Your City: durable Dutch design in Greece

What do Rotterdam and Thessaloniki have in common? The Dutch and Greek cities have joined hands on a plastics recycling…

2019 award for recycling-boosting design kicks off

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has launched the 2019 Design for Recycling (DFR) Award. This is ISRI’s highest…

Hammel’s redesigned Red Giant shredder praised at Pollutec

One of the powerful pieces of recycling technology on show at the Pollutec expo was the Hammel Recyclingtechnik’s Red Giant…

Dutch designers save Prada from waste bins

Hacked is usually a very scary word. Dutch fashion designers Alexander van Slobbe and Francisco van Benthum have put a…

Mondi’s stronger and lighter laminate ‘designed for recycling’

Austria – Mondi has developed a fully recyclable plastic laminate that is said to be ‘perfect’ for integration into existing…

C&A creates clothes ‘designed to be recycled’

Global – More than 1 million tonnes of clothing are consumed in the UK every year. And now apparel brand…

Design for recycling to play ‘a vital role’

United Kingdom – UK plastics recycling expert Axion has launched ‘a new design for recycling service’ aimed at helping ensure…

ISRI is once again scouting for Design For Recycling talent

United States – The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries is now accepting entries for the 2018 Design for Recycling Award….

How should taxpayer-funded car scrapping schemes be designed?

United Kingdom – Following the introduction of scrappage schemes by a number of vehicle manufacturers, the UK government has launched…