29th May 2018
SUEZ Says Resources Strategy Could Add £9bn To UK Economy

SUEZ Says Resources Strategy Could Add £9bn To UK Economy

SUEZ recycling and recovery will today (29 May) launch its “manifesto” for resource productivity, which it believes forms the basis of a comprehensive strategy that could see £9bn added to the UK economy. The manifesto covers the origins of waste, … Continue reading

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25th April 2018
Plastics Initiatives Must Not Be Seen As “Alternative” To Kerbside Recycling

Plastics Initiatives Must Not Be Seen As “Alternative” To Kerbside Recycling

The Government’s recent initiatives to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste by 2042 should not be seen as an alternative to kerbside recycling, but should work alongside it, the Local Government Association (LGA) says. In a published briefing on the debate … Continue reading

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20th April 2018
Canary Wharf Launches First UK On-Site Deposit Return Scheme

Canary Wharf Launches First UK On-Site Deposit Return Scheme

Visitors to Canary Wharf can now recycle their single-use plastic bottles and cans using a deposit return scheme – the first publically accessible recycling machine in the UK. This coincides with the Government’s announcement to crack down on plastic pollution. … Continue reading

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18th April 2018
Costa Coffee Commits To Recycling Half A Billion Cups A Year

Costa Coffee Commits To Recycling Half A Billion Cups A Year

Costa Coffee has announced it will become the first ever coffee chain in the UK to commit to recycling the same volume of cups it puts onto the market in a bid to tackle the challenge of coffee cup recycling … Continue reading

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28th March 2018
Defra Moves Forward With Deposit Return Scheme For England

Defra Moves Forward With Deposit Return Scheme For England

A deposit return scheme intended to increase recycling rates and “slash the amount of waste polluting our land and seas” will be introduced in England, subject to consultation later this year, it was confirmed by Defra today (28 March). UK … Continue reading

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23rd January 2018
Scotland Urges UK Government Not To “Hold Us Back” With DRS

Scotland Urges UK Government Not To “Hold Us Back” With DRS

The Scottish Government says it will push ahead with a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers and is calling on the UK Government to match its ambition and not “hold us back”. Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has already pledged … Continue reading

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2nd January 2018
EAC Report Looks To Turn Back The Tide Of Plastic Waste

EAC Report Looks To Turn Back The Tide Of Plastic Waste

In a report launched before Christmas, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) called for the introduction of a UK-wide deposit return scheme for plastic bottles, as well as a requirement to provide free drinking water in public premises, and to make … Continue reading

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25th September 2017
UK Public “Confused And Concerned” About Recycling

UK Public “Confused And Concerned” About Recycling

Viridor has today launched its 2017 UK Recycling Index – timed to coincide with the start of National Recycle Week – which it says sheds new light on the UK’s attitudes to recycling. In it, Viridor also gives its support … Continue reading

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