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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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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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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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14th June 2017
LGA Waste & Recycling Grant Not “Doomed To Succeed”

LGA Waste & Recycling Grant Not “Doomed To Succeed”

The Local Government Association (LGA) has published an evaluation of council projects funded by its Waste and Recycling Programme. It says, as can be the case with grant funding, it doesn’t believe the project was “doomed to succeed”. In its … Continue reading

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6th June 2017
KBT Unveils “The Incredible Shrinking Bottle” Campaign

KBT Unveils “The Incredible Shrinking Bottle” Campaign

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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2nd June 2017
CIWM Business Partner News Round-Up

CIWM Business Partner News Round-Up

Amey Joins Group Businesses Campaigning To Support Social Enterprises Amey has joined the Buy Social Corporate Challenge, an initiative that sees some of the UK’s largest businesses use their spending power to effect positive change in communities. The challenge, which … Continue reading

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1st June 2017
Birmingham Council Refuse Workers In Strike Vote

Birmingham Council Refuse Workers In Strike Vote

Refuse collection workers at Birmingham city council have started voting in an industrial action ballot today (Wednesday 31 May) amid accusations of financial mismanagement and an overspend by council bosses of £9.7m.  The members of Unite, Britain’s biggest union, say … Continue reading

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