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TOMRA Collection News

Check out our latest press releases, insights and blogs. With 82,000+ installations across 60+ markets, TOMRA reverse vending captures 40 billion drink containers every year for recycling. 

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05 June 2019

By land and by sea, why the fight against plastic pollution is just as important on our own home turf

To mark World Environment Day, TOMRA looks at the issues surrounding land-based plastic waste and how it is damaging both our wildlife and the environment. 

08 May 2019

TOMRA welcomes Scotland's landmark deposit return scheme

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.

17 April 2019

"Turning off the tap" for rising marine litter

A million plastic bottles are sold every minute. TOMRA has made it its mission to stop them reaching the ocean.

10 April 2019

TOMRA reaches 40 billion milestone

Record return rates for resource sustainability company TOMRA

08 March 2019

TOMRA celebrates International Women's Day

Today on International Women’s Day, TOMRA Collection Solutions spotlights three women making waves on three continents and in three different leadership roles across TOMRA: Wei Ma, Anneli Forsman and Anne-Marie Fleurant.

18 February 2019

TOMRA launches NSW’s most advanced beverage recycling center in Granville

TOMRA has launched a new world-class beverage recycling center in Granville, the first of its kind in New South Wales, Australia. Due to the high volume of containers being returned at the scheme’s top performing reverse vending machine, in Granville, the Sydney suburb has been chosen as the location for New South Wales’ first state-of the-art TOMRA recycling center.

08 February 2019

How European policymakers can create a circular economy

There has been a seismic shift in public attitudes to waste and recycling recently, and policymakers have been implementing ambitious targets and new regulation all over the world. The European Union is no exception, having announced a series of new laws that will undoubtedly change the way EU Member States recycle and view waste in the future.

23 January 2019

Chinese Sword and 'no-deal’ Brexit could create golden opportunity for UK waste industry

As Brexit discussions intensify, the question remains: can the UK domestically manage the 3.6 million tons of waste currently exported to the European Union every year?

03 January 2019

A guide to closed-loop recycling

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. 

05 December 2018

New South Wales has collected its one billionth container!

Almost exactly one year after its launch date, the Return and Earn deposit return scheme celebrates the collection of its one billionth container.

27 November 2018

TOMRA discusses deposit return at Scottish Grocers’ Federation conference

TOMRA appeared at the 2018 Scottish Grocers' Federation Conference to discuss the opportunities of deposit return schemes for UK retailers. 

01 November 2018

TOMRA opens state-of-the-art recycling centres as Queensland Containers for Change scheme launches 

Queenslanders can now return their containers for a 10c refund at any of TOMRA’s 10 recycling centres in Brisbane, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. 

01 November 2018

Recycling goes paperless: TOMRA first to launch digital vouchers for container recycling payout

TOMRA Collection Solutions has become the first reverse vending provider to offer digital vouchers as a payout option for container deposit schemes, where consumers receive refunds when they return their empty bottles and cans for recycling at a reverse vending machine.

05 October 2018

Local organisations can now raise funds through Return and Earn

New South Wales, Australia - Do you know a local sporting club, school, community groups or not for profit looking for a new and easy way to fundraise? If so, Return and Earn reverse vending machines could be the answer!

26 September 2018

TOMRA to recruit up to 2000 new employees globally 

TOMRA, a leading provider of technology for enhancing resource productivity, is preparing for unprecedented predicted growth by hiring 1000-2000 new employees globally over a five-year period. These positions will be spread across both sides of the company, TOMRA Collection Solutions and TOMRA Sorting Solutions. 

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