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The Government announced in February it was exploring two versions of a DRS, with the alternative on-the-go model attracting criticism from environmental groups due to it being restricted in the types of containers it can take Read more

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The £20,000 investment in a granulation system for thermoset elastomers is part of a wider programme that seeks to divert waste from landfill and third-party recyclers to alternative value-added streams Read more

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Professor Gideon Henderson, currently a Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford, and until recently its head of department, will join Defra in October of this year Read more

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At an event held at the plant, Telford council’s cabinet member for borough economy, Cllr Lee Carter, was invited to press the button to process the milestone unit Read more

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One of three finalists, Avery Dennison is the first pressure sensitive label material supplier to introduce liner made from recycled PET, available commercially in Europe Read more

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The machines will be available at the entrances of Alton Towers Resort, Thorpe Park Resort, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, and LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, as well as Warwick Castle Resort and Sea Life Blackpool Read more

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While air quality has improved significantly over recent decades, a new report by the Air Quality Expert Group has called for urgent action to address the problem of tyres and brakes which is predicted to account for 10 per cent of national emissions Read more

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Made with 75 per cent less plastic, Cif ecorefill attaches to the current Cif Power And Shine bottles, and through its innovative technology, seamlessly reduces the super-concentrated product into the bottle, which is filled with water at home Read more

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The research has found that Scottish consumers are collectively buying more than 300,000 tonnes of single-use packaging for their groceries every year Read more

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Activists in Japan have welcomed a goal set by the G20 to reduce additional plastic waste leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided looking at slashing the output of wasteful, single-use plastics in the first place Read more

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The figures highlight low levels of action, with only 15 per cent of senior decision makers saying their organisation has taken steps to replace and single-use plastic in their supply chains in the past 12 months Read more

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The charity has been awarded UK Aid Match, meaning all donations made by the British public will be matched by the UK government, up to £2 million Read more

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The partnership between WFO and Airbus will focus on identifying the major waste patches in closed offshore locations, rivers, and coastal lines, tracking for prediction of waste reaching the coastline or river mouths Read more

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The initiative, spearheaded by Brent Council in partnership with Veolia, is the first of its kind in the UK, and will save 120 kilograms of plastic thanks to the introduction of 20,000 plastic-free bags Read more

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WRAP has published a list of eight problematic or unnecessary single-use plastics that The UK Plastics Pact members are expected to remove from shelves by the end of 2020 Read more

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The Environment Agency prosecuted Biffa Waste Services for sending waste to China collected from households, such as used nappies and food packaging, that the company claimed was waste paper Read more

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The Re-Nylon project is a bold move towards total sustainability, and towards an ultimate goal of converting all Prada virgin nylon into regenerated nylon ECONYL by the end of 2021 Read more

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The new containers are made from ‘carton board’, which contains 50 per cent recycled content and 50 per cent new, which itself comes from certified sustainable sources Read more

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The paper bags will replace plastic bags in 53 Boots stores across the UK, with a full roll out to all 2,485 stores completed by early 2020, removing over 900 tonnes of plastic from Boots; store operations each year Read more

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The new water fountain, located on Bristol’s College Green, is the first of eight fountains to be installed by Bristol Water in partnership with the local council and will aim to tackle plastic pollution and waste Read more

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Glanyrafon Industrial Estate, Recycling point for Ceredigion Council

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The Welsh Government has released its recycling figures for the last year, highlighting Wales' recycling success as a devolved UK nation. Read more

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