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18 June 2019
Managing Director for TOMRA Collection Solutions UK & Ireland, Truls Haug, discusses
05 June 2019
By land and by sea, why the fight against plastic pollution is just as important on our own home turf
08 May 2019
The Scottish Government’s announcement today that an ambitious and wide-ranging deposit return scheme (DRS) will be introduced has been hailed as “groundbreaking” by TOMRA.
23 January 2019
As Brexit discussions intensify, the question remains: Can the UK domestically manage the 3.6 million tonnes of waste currently exported to the EU every year?
03 January 2019
A staggering 1.4 trillion cans and bottles are used across the globe every year, but shockingly only 9% are being recycled. 14% are incinerated and an even larger proportion of the world’s plastic bottles and cans are going into our oceans, streets and landfills.
27 November 2018
TOMRA appeared at the 2018 Scottish Grocers' Federation Conference to discuss the opportunities of deposit return schemes for UK retailers.
20 August 2018
Around the world, demand is growing for countries to increase their recycling rates for bottles and cans, as a means to fight litter and ocean plastic and conserve scarce resources. To meet this challenge, many regions are considering container deposit schemes, which see up to almost 100% of all drink containers returned for recycling. Learn more about what container deposit schemes are and how they work.
30 July 2018
TOMRA circular economy communicator Kristine M. Berg shares her experiences on board the final week of the eXXpedition voyage's first leg, as the crew discusses solutions to marine litter and approaches land at last.
15 July 2018
TOMRA circular economy communicator Kristine M. Berg shares her experiences on board the second week of the eXXpedition voyage, as the crew measures marine litter in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
06 July 2018
TOMRA circular economy communicator Kristine M. Berg shares her experiences on board the first week of the eXXpedition voyage as they set sail for the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
25 June 2018
Today ‘eXXpedition North Pacific’, in collaboration with recycling innovators TOMRA, sets sail from Honolulu, Hawaii on a scientific research mission led by award-winning British skipper and ocean advocate Emily Penn to investigate solutions to the devastating impact of single-use plastic and toxics in the world’s oceans.
15 June 2018
This summer, TOMRA will be sailing with ocean plastic research mission eXXpedition, documenting marine litter in the North Pacific Ocean. eXXpedition will sail through the gyre of plastic pollution known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
08 June 2018
As TOMRA announces its support of ocean plastic research mission eXXpedition, meet the TOMRA colleague rolling up her sleeves on board the voyage and sharing her expertise in solutions for protecting oceans.
04 May 2018
Ocean plastic pollution could triple in a decade without action by the ocean economy. TOMRA CEO Stefan Ranstrand responds to the UK Government’s Foresight Future of the Sea report and explains how container deposit schemes and sensor-based recycling sorting could provide a solution.
04 April 2018
The European Commission’s Circular Economy plastics strategy was launched in January 2018 to protect the planet from plastic waste. But what does it mean for business?