The UK Government has re-opened the Darwin Plus scheme and given a grant for a plastic reduction project on St Helena to help support UK Overseas Territories. The new projects will see a scheme to reduce and monitor plastic pollution … Continue reading →
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Friends of Glass, the campaign that promotes glass packaging for food and drink, has announced a new partnership with the National Marine Aquarium (NMA), which will seek to highlight how everyday choices we make are an important way of protecting … Continue reading →
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Thurrock Council has taken delivery of 28 new Dennis Eagle vehicles, complete with Terberg OmniDEL Xtra bin lifts, to replace its current ageing fleet. To mark the arrival of the new vehicles the Council invited local primary school children to … Continue reading →
Starbucks has announced that it will test a 5p paper cup charge across all 950 of its stores in Britain from Thursday 26 July, following a three-month trial in London. The charge will see all stores add 5p on to … Continue reading →
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Local authorities across the UK should embrace London’s Environment Strategy if Britain is to meet heightened recycling targets set out in the recently ratified circular economy package. That’s the view of Stadler Engineering, which is calling for a new, consistent … Continue reading →
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A summit took place in London yesterday (5 July) between the four UK nations to discuss plans for a UK-wide Deposit Return Scheme for drinks containers. The summit brought the four nations together to coordinate work at a UK level … Continue reading →
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WRAP is producing updated estimates of the total food waste arising from the UK households and collected by local authorities. Previous estimates have been made for 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015, but as consumer habits and collection systems change, … Continue reading →
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The Government is proposing to implement fixed penalty notices (FPN) for household Duty of Care offences related to fly-tipping, as it publishes a summary of responses to its January (2018) consultation on proposals to tackle crime. The proposals set out … Continue reading →
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