UK compliance scheme Ecosurety has announced a new deal with plastic waste chemical recycling specialists Recycling Technologies, accelerating the commercial roll out of an innovative technology to improve the scope and capacity of plastic recycling in the UK. The long-term partnership seeks to offer a … Continue reading →
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Each time an item of clothing is washed up to 700,000 microscopic fibres make their way into our oceans, where they are swallowed by sea life and become incorporated into the food chain, potentially ending up on our plates, according … Continue reading →
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1bn plastic bags have been cut from circulation in Northern Ireland since the introduction of its plastic carrier bag levy, according to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs. The carrier bag levy in the country commenced 8 April … Continue reading →
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Prime Minister Theresa May has today (31 August) announced confirmation of government plans to consult on extending the 5p plastic bag charge to all retailers, not just big businesses. The consultation, to be launched later this year, will also explore … Continue reading →
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Cory Riverside Energy (Cory) has helped to recycle over 4,000 plastic bottles collected from the banks of the River Thames. The discarded plastic bottles were gathered by volunteers for Thames 21, the voice for London’s waterways, and the Zoological Society … Continue reading →
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Environmental consultancy Eunomia is launching a photography competition as part of its #CleanRiversCleanerSeas campaign, which aims to raise awareness of riverine plastic pollution. Sustainable clothing brand Finisterre has joined forces with Eunomia and will be offering a Litus Waterproof (below), made from part-recycled content, … Continue reading →
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The Kraft Heinz Company announced aims to make 100 percent of its packaging globally recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 as it supports the move to a circular economy. “Our collective industry has a massive challenge ahead of us with … Continue reading →
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New research released today by North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has found that the “Blue Planet effect” has resulted in 69% of people trying to change their habits to help the environment, although 3 out of 4 are confused about how … Continue reading →
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