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11th February 2021

What retailers need to know about extended producer responsibility

By TFRG Team

Here we discuss what retailers need to know about extended producer responsibility and its key role in achieving a circular economy.  What is extended producer responsibility (EPR)? Extended producer responsibility

11th February 2021

What retailers need to know about extended producer responsibility

By TFRG Team

Here we discuss what retailers need to know about extended producer responsibility and its key role in achieving a circular economy.  What is extended producer responsibility (EPR)? Extended producer responsibility

18th December 2020

The future of mattress recycling and the circular economy

By TFRG Team

TFRG Founder, Nick Oettinger discusses the future of mattress recycling and the circular economy.  Mattress recycling in the UK Did you know more than 7.5m mattresses are sent to landfill

19th November 2020

Why retailers should invest in sustainable waste management

By TFRG Team

Here we discuss the importance of why retailers should be investing in sustainable waste management and take it a step further with circular economy principles. What is sustainable waste management?

16th November 2020

TFR Group partners with SUEZ to offer long-term mattress recycling for Greater Manchester residents

By TFRG Team

We’re delighted to reveal that we’ve partnered up with SUEZ to handle the mattress recycling for a new facility in Greater Manchester.  The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) awarded the

8th October 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on mattress recycling and UK landfill

By TFRG Team

Coronavirus has had an impact on nearly every sector and region across the UK, and none more so than the waste industry.  At a time when recycling and sustainability were

16th November 2019

The role of retailers in creating a circular economy

By TFRG Team

Consumers have long been targeted for their sustainability efforts, from recycling to upcycling and beyond. However, while individuals can make a difference to sustainability targets, businesses, and in particular, manufacturers

6th June 2019

The implications of evolving mattresses and how retailers can help the recycling industry

By TFRG Team

The mattress industry has grown over recent years with the types of mattresses available to consumers expanding to fulfil every individual’s particular sleep needs. Mattresses now range from latex, memory

20th June 2018

Landfill Tax – a taxing or promising impact?

By TFRG Team

The Landfill Tax has been in existence since October 1996 and has been gradually increasing as the government and society has become more aware of the damage sending waste to

18th May 2018

Avoidable waste to landfill by 2050

By TFRG Team

The earth’s resources are becoming scarce and extremely costly to access. It’s time for legislation to be put in place to stop the linear products from going to landfill and

7th February 2018

25 Year Environment Plan: “The Government allows the media and production companies to lead the green agenda.”

By TFRG Team

“Today’s announcement of the government’s 25 year environment plan simply puts a sticking plaster on what is a much larger, long-term issue. The government has allowed the media and production

5th January 2018

What can we expect from 2018?

By TFRG Team

In a year that has seen BrewDog launch a protest beer against President Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement; P&G close in on its zero-waste and