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The main aim of the initiative, which is the first of its kind globally, is to educate and encourage consumers to recycle ring carriers via simple, hassle-free channels Read more

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WRAP will continue its delivery of the successful Recycle Now citizen campaign alongside broader recycling messages, while OPRL will remain responsible for on-pack recycling messages, using Recycle Now iconography under exclusive license Read more

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Bottles will also no longer be available during any of the Festival’s backstage, production, catering or dressing room areas Read more

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Repsol presented its Reciclex project as a specific commitment in the Circular Plastics Alliance Read more

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By excavating common single-use products for their valuable raw materials, the method is addressing the growing waste problem, while also benefitting business’ bottom line by turning waste to asset Read more

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The researchers hope that the sea squirts will be able to help them look at the long-term impact of microplastic Read more

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The successful projects include research into tracking waste through electronic chips and sensors, the use of blockchain, looking at common reporting platforms, and new data analytics Read more

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The report has called on the Government to make fashion retailers take responsibility for the waste they create Read more

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The Welsh Government has been working with the other UK nations on a comprehensive UK wide approach to address the problems created by commonly littered single use plastics Read more

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The ODR Working Group has been working on increased recyclability of sleeved PET bottles as the use of sleeves can cause problems in sorting PET bottles via near-infrared and optical detectors used in waste plastic packaging sorting and recovery plan Read more

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Borealis also performed among the top one per cent of all suppliers assessed in the most recent round of EcoVadis Supplier Sustainability Ratings completed in 2018 Read more

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The Marine Conservation Society hosted a drop-in event for Assembly Members and its staff, where a Reverse Vending Machine took centre stage Read more

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Children from Powell’s School have collected over ten kilogrammes of crisp packets in four weeks and sent them to recycling company TerraCycle Read more

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The Plastic Hackathon event challenged teams to find solutions to the plastic pollution problems associated with ordering takeaways, personal care, grab and go food, as well as internet and grocery shopping Read more

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The “Plastics Packaging Plan: Achieving Net Zero ‘Waste’ Exports” is backed by 12 cross-party politicians and says the UK must urgently take back control of its share of the global plastics problem Read more

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Dow, proWIN and Persan have agreed to become sponsors of the organisation and support specific clean-up actions and projects involving recycling ocean plastic back into products Read more

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All three orders placed are from different customers with specific metal separation objectives Read more

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The move has come after a number of Asian countries, including China, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, have limited and banned incoming plastic waste Read more

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Biesterfeld Plastic and its subsidiaries signed up to the initiative at the end of January Read more

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Axion has welcomed the proposed changes to the Basel Convention that would set strict quality specifications about exports, as it would force the UK to take responsibility for its own plastic 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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