Public Behavior

16th January 2018
Iceland Commits To Eliminating Plastic Packaging From Own Brand

Iceland Commits To Eliminating Plastic Packaging From Own Brand

UK frozen food specialist, Iceland, is committing to become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023. Iceland says it will harness the latest technologies to create … Continue reading

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15th January 2018
Defra Announces New Steps To Tackle Illegal Waste & Fly-Tipping

Defra Announces New Steps To Tackle Illegal Waste & Fly-Tipping

Defra has announced new steps to tackle “problem” waste sites and opened a consultation that aims to help deal with crime and “poor performance” in the waste sector. New powers to tackle the serious problem of waste crime will be granted, … Continue reading

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15th January 2018
Prosecution Reminds Corby Residents: “Your Waste, Your Responsibility”

Prosecution Reminds Corby Residents: “Your Waste, Your Responsibility”

Another successful Duty of Care prosecution in Corby is a reminder to all residents of how important it is to ensure their rubbish is dealt with correctly, Corby Borough Council says.   Ursula Byrne of Gateford Court, Corby, was found … Continue reading

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15th January 2018
Scotland Proposes Ban On Plastic-Stemmed Cotton Buds

Scotland Proposes Ban On Plastic-Stemmed Cotton Buds

Plans to introduce legislation to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic stemmed cotton buds have been announced by Scotland’s Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham in a bid to cut plastic waste. The proposals will be put to public consultation and … Continue reading

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12th January 2018
“Slim My Waste” – Food Waste Trial Success In Bristol

“Slim My Waste” – Food Waste Trial Success In Bristol

Initial findings from the Bristol Waste Company’s food waste trial “Slim My Waste – Feed My Face” has shown high levels of engagement and extremely encouraging results, including an 87 percent increase in food waste collected. The project was run in … Continue reading

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11th January 2018
25-Year Environment Plan: What We Know So Far

25-Year Environment Plan: What We Know So Far

Prime Minister Theresa May will give a speech today (11 January) that will pledge to eliminate “avoidable plastic waste” by 2042 as part of the government’s 25-year environment plan. According to reports, the plan, which was due to be published … Continue reading

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10th January 2018
5p Plastic Bag Charge To Be Extended To Small Shops

5p Plastic Bag Charge To Be Extended To Small Shops

The 5p levy on single-use plastic carrier bags is set to be extended to include all shops across England, according to reports by BBC News. Shops with fewer than 250 employees are currently exempt from the charge, which was introduced … Continue reading

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8th January 2018
Tougher Action Needed On Plastics In Face Of China Crack Down

Tougher Action Needed On Plastics In Face Of China Crack Down

The Resource Association is calling for leadership from the UK Government to stimulate secondary markets in the UK for plastic waste and increase producer responsibility for plastic products placed on the UK market as China moves to ban the import … Continue reading

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