The number of litter items found on the sea floor around the UK has risen 150% in a year, according to figures released by Defra. The Department for Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) yesterday (2 November) published its England Natural … Continue reading →
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Television stars Julia Bradbury and Michaela Strachan have issued a call for action to protect whales, dolphins and other marine species from up to 13m tonnes of plastic that they say leak into our seas every year thanks to litter … Continue reading →
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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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Coca-Cola European Partners Great Britain as today unveiled its new sustainable packaging strategy in which it says it aims to double the amount of recycled plastic in all of its bottles to 50 percent by 2020, as well as trialling an “incentive-based … Continue reading →
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Amid growing concern about plastic litter, Keep Britain Tidy has teamed up with Harrogate Water in a joint campaign to promote greater recycling of plastic water bottles. It follows independent research, jointly commissioned by Keep Britain Tidy and Harrogate Water, … Continue reading →
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Nearly three in five (59%) say they would be more likely to use a reusable water bottle if tap water refills were more freely available in places such as shops, airports and parks, a YouGov survey reveals. The survey, commissioned … Continue reading →
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Money shouldn’t be a dirty word for the recycling industry, says Damian Lambkin, head of projects for Circularety, Ecosurety’s online solution to the current packaging recovery note (PRN) system. But is it? And will it remain that way? Recyclers are having … Continue reading →
LARAC has responded to a recent call for evidence from the Environmental Audit Committee on disposable packaging, by stating its position against deposit return schemes for plastic bottles and highlighting how much progress local authorities have made in the collection … Continue reading →
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