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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 35 billion drink containers every year for recycling. 

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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 RVM 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 EU 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 Their One Billionth Container!

Almost exactly one year after its launch date, Return and Earn can celebrate 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. 

04 September 2018

TOMRA appointed as a container refund point operator for Queensland container deposit scheme 

Global sensor-based solutions provider and reverse vending leader TOMRA will run 10 container refund points for a new container deposit scheme in the Australian state of Queensland.

20 August 2018

How do container deposit schemes work? 

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

Kristine's eXXpedition diary: The final week

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

Kristine's eXXpedition Diary: Marine Litter Research

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

Kristine's eXXpedition Diary: The Voyage Begins

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.

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