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RECOUP Members site visit to Sherbourne Recycling 24 July

Posted: 30/05/2024

RECOUP Members site visit to Sherbourne Recycling 24 July

July 24, 10:30 – 12:30

RECOUP are offering members the opportunity to visit Sherbourne Recycling new state of the art materials recycling facility which combine the use of robotics and optics to separate materials.

Sherbourne Recycling

Automation, flexibility and sustainability

Who are we and how did we get here?

• Sherbourne Recycling was established in 2021, but the journey started way back in 2016

• Mandated to develop, operate, and maintain a new state of the art materials recycling facility in Coventry

• Partnership of eight local authorities makes up the company structure

Design solution

• Technologically advanced solution, highly automated and innovative state of the art facility designed and manufactured by Machinex

• Integrates artificial intelligence at the core of its system that allows real-time interconnectivity between the main sorting equipment

• Adaptability to evolve with minimal input

• Designed to process fully commingled DMR

Taking the next step

• Film extraction present at almost every step of the material sorting process, allowing

Sherbourne’s MRF to be the first of its kind to positively extract flexible films in its input streams

Find out more

RECOUP Awards entry deadline only 1 month away!

Posted: 01/05/2024

RECOUP Awards entry deadline only 1 month away!

With only 1 month left to enter the prestigious RECOUP Awards 2024, RECOUP, the leading independent authority and trusted voice on plastics resource efficiency and recycling, is urging all organisations and individuals in the plastics value chain to submit their entries before the deadline on 28 June. The awards are FREE to enter and celebrate excellence in plastics resource efficiency and recycling.

There are 3 award categories and no limit on the number of entries:

  1. Best Plastic Product Development for Recyclability or Re-Use.
  2. Best Innovation in Equipment or Technology.
  3. Recycled Plastic Product of the Year.

The awards will be presented at the RECOUP Awards & Pre-conference Networking Dinner on Wednesday 25 September 2024, at the Holiday Inn, Peterborough West and will recognise and celebrate the innovative and inspiring projects, products and initiatives that have helped to drive the circularity of plastics for a more sustainable future.

Rebecca Davis, Membership & Events Manager at RECOUP comments: “We believe that this is an excellent opportunity for organisations and individuals to showcase their achievements and be recognised for their contributions to the circular economy for plastics ”.

To apply for the awards, please visit the RECOUP website and complete the simple online entry form.

The awards are followed by RECOUP’s not-to-be-missed event of the year, The RECOUP Conference, which is held at Kingsgate Conference Centre, Peterborough on Thursday 26 September. Sponsored by Berry Global, WRAP, and others the RECOUP Conference attracts delegates from the entire plastics and wider sustainability value chain. Tickets can be booked via the RECOUP website.

Limited awards and conference sponsorship opportunities are also still available, please email for more information or if you require any assistance with the award entry.