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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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Initial results from the tests suggest the use of the new material could be faster, cleaner, and less expensive Read more

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For the second year running, RECOUP, supported by Plastipak, has worked with Swansea City Council to enable PET drinks bottles to be collected for recycling at the Wales Air Show Read more

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The consultation, which ran from February until May, asked UK residents for their views on EPR, and a further consultation on proposals for a Deposit Return Scheme for drinks containers was carried out at the same time Read more

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First Minister Mark Drakeford today opened two new Refill stations at Cardiff Airport as he celebrated Wales’ progress towards becoming the first Refill Nation in the world Read more

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By aiming to reach net-zero, the Welsh Government will be the only Government considering going beyond the CCC’s recommendations Read more

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According to the Committee, the Welsh Government should use the strength of public demand for a chance to act now against plastic waste, and suggested that Wales should lead the way, rather than waiting for others to act Read more

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McMorrin has been calling for a fundamental overhaul in how our waste is managed and has urged both the UK and Welsh Government to ensure that producers are wholly responsible for the waste they produce Read more

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The project has created approximately 35 full-time production jobs and supported 130 jobs during construction Read more

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The Llandaf school is one of Wales’ many eco-schools and its eco-committee has been working to increase understanding of waste and reduce its plastic use through initiatives such as its weekly plastic-free Friday Read more

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The declaration sends a clear signal that the Welsh Government will not allow the process of leaving the EU to detract from the challenge of climate change 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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The closure was confirmed by the company’s chief executive, Martin Hitchin Read more

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A group of ‘ecobrickers’ in Swansea is planning to create a major art installation using ecobricks, which are made from bottles filled with tightly packed non-recyclable bags Read more

Environment

Smartawood is made by Plastecowood, based in North Wales, and is produced through the recycling of segregated waste, as an ecological alternative to wood, virgin plastic and concrete Read more

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The award follows an 18-month campaign led by local activist Sian Sykes to highlight to issue of disposable plastic waste Read more

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The school is one of many eco-school in Wales and its eco-committee has been working to reduce its plastic use and the school regularly joins in litter picks in the local area 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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