Press Releases

Press Releases2020-06-14T21:29:21+01:00

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1710, 2018

INCPEN and OPRL consolidate relationship


INCPEN is joining OPRL’s guarantors, recognising the two organisations’ shared membership base and mutual interests in promoting the recyclability of packaging and a public policy environment that supports this. OPRL Ltd, the rapidly growing not-for-profit running the UK’s most widely recognised packaging recycling label scheme offers complementary services to [...]

408, 2018

INCPEN response to the LGA press release on plastics


04 August 2018 The Local Government Association (LGA) has distributed a press release (embargoed to 00.01 on Saturday 04 August) relating to the recycling of plastics. Paul Vanston, CEO of INCPEN comments as follows. I’ve worked in councils for most of my adult life, and mainly in recycling and [...]

1007, 2018

INCPEN statement on the National Infrastructure Assessment


10 July 2018 The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) today issued its National Infrastructure Assessment, which sets out a long-term strategy for the UK’s economic infrastructure from 2020 to 2050. Paul Vanston, CEO of INCPEN comments as follows on the packaging-related recommendations on page 48. I was very pleased NIC [...]

1505, 2018

UK Secretary of State, Rt Hon Michael Gove responds positively to packaging reform recommendations from WRAP, INCPEN and the ACP


Following a round table discussion convened by the Secretary of State, Michael Gove, in December last year WRAP, INCPEN (Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment) and Defra’s Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP) have, for the last two months, been engaged in a comprehensive programme of discussions with stakeholders [...]

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