EPA calls for urgent measures to tackle packaging waste

Ireland generated over one million tonnes of packaging waste in 2020, for the fourth year in a row. Ireland is continuing to achieve high levels of recycling for glass (84%), paper/cardboard (78%) and metal packaging (71%). Plastics present a serious challenge. Only 29% of plastic packaging waste was recycled in 2020, a long way off […]

Packaging waste from online retailers grows by 34% to reach over 10,000 tonnes in 2018 – Repak online shopping report reveals

Yet the likes of Ali express, Missguided, Boohoo, Pretty Little Thing, Screwfix.ie and many others are not paying a penny towards the recycling of their packaging in Ireland Repak calls for more online retailers to adopt a leadership position when it comes to paying towards the recycling of their packaging Department and Minister should establish […]