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12th July 2017
Coca-Cola To Double Recycled Content And Trial Collection & Reward Scheme

Coca-Cola To Double Recycled Content And Trial Collection & Reward Scheme

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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23rd June 2017
Council Proposes To Save £2m Annually From Recycling Centre Cuts

Council Proposes To Save £2m Annually From Recycling Centre Cuts

Surrey County Council has launched a consultation on proposals to save up to £2m-a-year from community recycling centres. Mike Goodman, Surrey County Council’s (CRC) Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning, said: “We face very tough decisions and we very much … Continue reading

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22nd June 2017
Viridor Encourages Kids To “Pester” Parents Into Recycling

Viridor Encourages Kids To “Pester” Parents Into Recycling

Viridor, one of the UK’s largest recycling and renewable energy companies, has invested in education centres with an aim of getting kids to “pester” their households into recycling more. Viridor said its research (the 2016 Viridor Recycling Index) revealed that, … Continue reading

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22nd June 2017
Solar Smart Bins Installed At Norfolk Litter Hotspots

Solar Smart Bins Installed At Norfolk Litter Hotspots

Twelve solar smart bins are being installed by North Norfolk District Council in Cromer and Wells to reduce litter overspill during busy times. The “smart” solar-powered litter bins are larger than a traditional street bin and when litter reaches a … Continue reading

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22nd June 2017
Manchester’s “Slim Bins” Boost City’s Recycling By 8%

Manchester’s “Slim Bins” Boost City’s Recycling By 8%

Manchester’s recycling rate has increased from less than 32% in 2015/6 to a projected 40% for 2017/8 after issuing reduced capacity residual waste bins throughout the city. Manchester’s increase in recycling rates will have helped the city to avoid more … Continue reading

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21st June 2017
Veolia Rolls Out National “Solution” To Coffee Cup Recycling

Veolia Rolls Out National “Solution” To Coffee Cup Recycling

Veolia is set to roll out its national coffee cup “solution” to make cup recycling possible in offices across the UK after finding 52% of regular takeaway hot drink consumers, those that buy at least four or more drinks a … Continue reading

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20th June 2017
Council Brands New Waste Collection Service “Wholly Unacceptable”

Council Brands New Waste Collection Service “Wholly Unacceptable”

Elmbridge Borough Council has branded its current waste collection “difficulties“ under a new contract with Amey, as “wholly unacceptable”. The Council has issued an apology to residents, who have been experiencing a backlog of waste collections associated with the start … Continue reading

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20th June 2017
Gove Urged To Tackle Decline In Recycling Rates

Gove Urged To Tackle Decline In Recycling Rates

Newly appointed Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove, has been urged to take “urgent action” to reverse the decline in England’s recycling rates. A letter written to Mr Gove by the Trade Association Group (TAG) of the resources … Continue reading

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