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The report details the pledges members have made to take action against the Pact’s targets in the near future Read more

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Working with environmental charity Hubbub, the fund attracted 150 applications, and five organisations have now been selected to receive a share of the £1 million fund Read more

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The new hub seeks to help companies align their large-scale plastic commitments to the specific activities through the hub, which help further those commitments from aspiration to meaningful and measureable action Read more

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Governments this week amended the Basel Convention to include plastic waste in a legally-binding framework which will make global trade in plastic waste more transparent and better regulated Read more

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For a 24 hour period, starting at 9am local time of the 9th May in each country, the network of groups from countries spanning five continents will release a series of aerial photographs and videos of messages calling for a 'Clean Planet' Read more

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The scheme aims to be widely accessible, with all shops which sell drinks offering a 20p deposit refund to customers. Read more

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The study was conducted amongst 1,800 adults across Britain by YouGov on behalf of SodaStream, a major environmental campaigner on avoidable plastic waste Read more

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The UK's third biggest supermarket is to trial a scheme allowing customers to remove plastic packaging from their groceries and leave it for recycling before taking items home as part of a number of new pledges announced. Read more

The association says low-grade, mixed plastic waste exports should undergo tighter controls, irrespective of their destination in order to create a strong driver for an improvement in the quality of sorted plastics being produced across the UK. Read more

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Carbios has developed a unique and sustainable technology using highly specific enzymes that can recycle much broader PET plastics and polyester fibres feedstock than any other recycling technologies Read more

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Researchers from the University of Plymouth examined the degradation of five plastic bag materials widely available from high street retailers in the UK Read more

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The Circular Economy Fund will help Wales to reach the milestones of 70 per cent recycling by 2025, and 100 per cent by 2050, as set out in the Welsh Government’s Towards Zero Waste waste strategy Read more

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In 2015 alone, the life cycle of plastics, from extraction and distillation, through to transport and disposal, emitted equivalent to 1.8 billion tonnes of CO2 Read more

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Major companies are publicly disclosing their annual plastic packaging volumes, marking an important step towards greater transparency in today's plastic system Read more

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The report finds that the DRS is expected to cost almost £1 billion to set up, to collect recyclables worth just £37 million Read more

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The call comes on the back of a new survey by Make UK, which has shown a significant lack of awareness amongst industry about the proposed new T levels, as well as concerns about how key elements of the reforms will be implemented in practice Read more

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Despite the delay, Theresa May has still insisted the UK will be aiming the leave the EU with a deal as soon as possible Read more

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In a joint letter sent today to each of the EU 27 member heads of state and Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier, Make UK and Ceemet warn of the risk of economic shocks if negotiators fail to agree a deal that works for business in both the UK and the EU Read more

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Customers will be able to return everything from pet food pouches to shopping bags and crisp packets, all of which cannot commonly be recycled by local councils Read more

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The impact of Brexit preparations remained a prominent feature at manufacturers in March, as efforts to build safety stocks led to survey-record increases in inventories of both purchases and finished products Read more

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