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Morrisons is removing the plastic from some of its whole cucumbers

The 'Big Four' supermarket has made the decision to remove the plastic packaging on some of its cucumbers, despite its own tests showing that it helps to prolong shelf life. more

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MGS Technical Plastics has invested £43k in a new solar power unit

MGS Technical Plastics has invested in a solar power unit costing £43,000 as it looks to build further upon its environmental credentials. more

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5p paper cup charge comes into force in all Starbucks stores across Britain today (26th July 2018) more

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Imerplast UK are the 100th company to sign up to industry environmental initiative Operation Clean Sweep run by the BPF. more

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Take part in a free paddleboard session to help reduce plastic pollution. more

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Ban on the sale of products containing microbeads has come into effect in England and Scotland. more

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Six finalists have been chosen in this year’s student plastics competition, which focuses on making gardening easier as its theme for 2018. more

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Philip Law covers a busy month that will see a formidable UK delegation make inroads into the Chinese export market, further consultations for the future of UK recycling systems and the opening of entries for the world’s oldest plastics awards. more

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ICS Cool Energy launches definitive guide to cutting costs for industrial end-users. more

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Environmental goals P&G set itself have been met, and the international consumer products company has announced new targets for 2030. more

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As 52 leaders of the Commonwealth nations gather for the Heads of Government meeting in London this week, the British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the creation of a fund to tackle marine plastics. more

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A recent study by The Danish Environmental Protection Agency proves plastic to be the material with the overall lowest impact to the environment. more

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The British Plastic Federation's recycling committee is the latest body to lend its voice to the chorus of questions over PRN misreporting. more

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January’s brew-haha over a charge on takeaway coffee cups has come to naught after the Government responded with a focus on ‘voluntary commitments’ to reduce container waste. more

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German PVC company Vinnolit can claim a gold standard for CSR after accreditation from EcoVadis. more

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Scotland plans to ban plastic straws by the end of 2019 in a bid to tackle marine pollution. more

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SodaStream has cut the price of its sparkling water maker in a bid to urge Brits to cut their plastic waste. more

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Cranswick has launched a campaign to become the first British food manufacturer to cut out avoidable plastic waste by 2025. more

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Confidential documents reveal the government is opposing new recycling targets across the EU despite its recent plastic pledge. more

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The British Plastics Federation has worked with the Environment Agency to set up a way to anonymously report waste crimes. 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. more

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