12th February 2018
Defra’s New Litter Dashboard To Inform Future Policy

Defra’s New Litter Dashboard To Inform Future Policy

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published its “litter dashboard”, which aims to use established figures on littering in England to form a baseline to determine future policy development.   The dashboard explains the government’s approach … Continue reading

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12th February 2018
Cross-Sector Actions To Reduce Environmental Damage Caused By Plastic

Cross-Sector Actions To Reduce Environmental Damage Caused By Plastic

Four cross-sector actions have been set out by WRAP and INCPEN to help reduce the environmental damage caused by the way we use and dispose of plastic. In December 2017, Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Gove asked WRAP … Continue reading

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7th February 2018
Operation “Waste Watch” Targets Fly-Tippers In Bristol

Operation “Waste Watch” Targets Fly-Tippers In Bristol

Bristol Waste Company, in partnership with Bristol City Council’s Neighbourhood Enforcement Team and in support of the Mayor’s Clean Streets campaign, has launched Operation Waste Watch in an effort to catch fly-tipping offenders red-handed.  The campaign will focus on positioning covert cameras … Continue reading

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6th February 2018
Pupils Asked How We Protect Environment From Plastic Waste

Pupils Asked How We Protect Environment From Plastic Waste

The ideas of Britain’s schoolchildren are being sought as part of a project looking at ways to end our reliance on single-use plastics in order to protect the environment from the damage they cause. Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and … Continue reading

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6th February 2018
Plastics Tax Should Be Used To Increase Recycling – FPA

Plastics Tax Should Be Used To Increase Recycling – FPA

The Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) has called for all taxes set in place to tackle the environmental impact of plastic and packaging should be directed into increasing recycling and reducing litter. Executive director of the FPA, Martin Kersh said the … Continue reading

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29th January 2018
Water Refill Scheme Aims To Cut Plastic Bottle Use By Millions

Water Refill Scheme Aims To Cut Plastic Bottle Use By Millions

People will be able to refill water bottles for free in tens of thousands of places in England in future, following the announcement of a new national scheme by the water industry. It’s estimated that the new scheme will cut … Continue reading

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24th January 2018
New Bin Design Could Help Tackle Waste On Beaches

New Bin Design Could Help Tackle Waste On Beaches

Popular beaches in West Sussex, and perhaps more widely across the UK, could become cleaner, thanks to an innovative waste bin designed by a student at the University of East London (UEL). The BinForGreenSeas project, organised by the GreenSeas Trust … Continue reading

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18th January 2018
Veolia Awarded Northampton Waste Contract As Part Of New Service

Veolia Awarded Northampton Waste Contract As Part Of New Service

Northampton Borough Council has awarded its new environmental services contract to Veolia as part of a new waste service. The new service includes bringing street cleansing standards “up to scratch” and roll-out of new recycling bins within four months of … Continue reading

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