Tata Steel has entered into a strategic partnership with the UK’s Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (Larac) to spread awareness on the correct way to recycle steel packaging.
The partnership falls under the steel manufacturer’s country-wide initiative to educate local communities and authorities about the importance of recycling steel packaging correctly.
The company will also teach communities how to segregate and discard steel packaging waste based on its subtype; with only certain steel products appropriate for recycling using at-home facilities.
“Our partnership with Larac will help us increase the visibility of the related issues and solutions at a grassroots level – via local authorities.”Nicola Jones, Tata Steel steel packaging recycling manager
Tata Steel steel packaging recycling manager Nicola Jones said: “Consumers’ recycling habits can determine the quality of the bales we receive for melting.
“If they adopt the right recycling habits – putting the right items in recycling bins – then bale quality is high, which leads to higher recycling rates. Our partnership with Larac will help us increase the visibility of the related issues and solutions at a grassroots level – via local authorities.”
Tata Steel will also be responsible for informing 311 local authorities about the company’s collection and recycling infrastructure system currently in place in the UK.
Source: Packaging Getaway