The 2017 RECOUP Household Plastics Collection Survey has highlighted the need to invest in kerbside recycling collections infrastructure and communications. The report also highlights half a million tonnes of plastics packaging from UK households has been achieved. The 512,475 tonnes … Continue reading →
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A new report published today (11 October) suggests local authorities across England could save up to £35m every year if a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers was introduced in England. Analysis of data across eight local authorities, including … Continue reading →
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A deposit return scheme for beverage containers would stop a third of the plastic going into the oceans, according to new analysis by think tank Green Alliance. According to the group, plastic marine litter from the UK could be reduced … Continue reading →
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The Green Party’s environment manifesto, published ahead of the snap general election on 8 June, has pledged to introduce a deposit return scheme (DRS) to end what it calls “unnecessary single-use plastics”. The Green Party Environment Manifesto also states that … Continue reading →
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INCPEN – the Industry Council for research on Packaging & the Environment – has submitted written evidence to parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee for its inquiry into the effects on the environment of disposable drinks packaging, focusing in particular on the … Continue reading →
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The Government is likely to reject proposals for a deposit return scheme (DRS) on plastic bottles, as a way of encouraging recycling, according to reports. The Daily Mail has reported a Government “insider” said such a scheme would be “unlikely” … Continue reading →
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