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The environmental campaign group estimates that over six million single-use plastic beer cups may have been used in the Premier League last season alone Read more

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The research showed that nearly half of all consumers worldwide expect manufacturers to take the lead, saying they have the most responsibility to act on these issues Read more

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The environmental expert said organisations must do more and examine how they produce, consume, and dispose of everyday items, in order to keep up Read more

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Coffey was previously Minister of State at DEFRA, from July 2019, and before that the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at DEFRA, from July 2016 Read more

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A team from Indonesia have won the Covestro Carbon Footprint Challenge 2019, with an idea and concept of edible coatings to preserve fresh fruit and vegetables Read more

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Apeel is a plant-derived, water-based coating that gives produce an extra peel that slows down the rate of spoilage, and is made of materials that already exist in the peels, seeds, and pulp of fruit and vegetables Read more

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The business, which is the UK’s largest producer of refuse sacks and the largest polythene recycler in Europe, has already been accredited at three of its UK manufacturing sites Read more

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With the successful commissioning of its new £65 million plastics reprocessing plant near Bristol, in 2020 Viridor will create new raw materials from all its core recyclable materials collected in the UK Read more

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The UN Trade Forum will explore the linkages between trade, climate change, and oceans economy, and the discussions will focus on the value of oceans economy approaches in building economic diversification and resilience to climate change Read more

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The United Nations Environment Programme’s Tide Turners Plastics Challenge badge will be extended to a further 15 countries after successfully engaging more than 30,000 Girl Guides and Scouts in West Africa Read more

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Axion has welcomed the all-in approach as it removes the incentive for brands to offer discounted alternatives not included in the DRS scheme, such as water in cans instead of bottles Read more

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The survey, conducted by YouGov and commissioned by Zero Waste Scotland, showed that 77 per cent of people in Scotland support the introduction of Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme, and that helping the environment is among their top motivations Read more

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This agreement marks an important step forward to increase feedstock recycling, and is an example of Dow’s strategy to enable a shift to a circular economy for plastics by focusing on resource efficiency Read more

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Goplasticpallets.com says that the Government’s plans to introduce a plastic tax on plastic packaging with less that 30 per cent recycled content has made the moral case for using recycling plastic a business case as well Read more

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Launched in 2002, the Vinyl Council of Australia’s voluntary programme commits participants to strive for continuous improvement in environmental and health outcomes by meeting a series of targets related to the life cycle of PVC products Read more

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Backed by a range on national brands and retailers, the campaign is being run in partnership with Swansea City Council, and will launch as a five-month pilot in September, aiming to increase recycling levels Read more

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Currently three million tonnes of UK domestic waste is exported to the EU annually, either for recycling or to be used a refuse-derived fuel Read more

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Abbey Logistics provides bulk plastic pellet haulage in road tankers and operates a bulk bag to bulk tanker reformatting service for plastic pellets Read more

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Duer joins the AEPW from the United Nations, where he most recently served as a Programme Director for the UN Environment Programme Read more

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A final agreement is expected to be finalised during the second half of 2019, and would entail the sale of a recycling plant, worth approximately between €25 and €30 million, as well as license revenue and future profits 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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