The introduction of the Island of Guernsey’s new “pay as you throw” system will begin next year, according to States of Guernsey officials. Ahead of the introduction, from September this year, new collections will also be introduced for food waste … Continue reading →
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The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a further £6m injection of funding for protecting the environment and improving green space in the capital – it will deliver the further roll-out of new public water fountains, on top of the initial 20 the … Continue reading →
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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has published its “litter dashboard”, which aims to use established figures on littering in England to form a baseline to determine future policy development. The dashboard explains the government’s approach … Continue reading →
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Four cross-sector actions have been set out by WRAP and INCPEN to help reduce the environmental damage caused by the way we use and dispose of plastic. In December 2017, Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Gove asked WRAP … Continue reading →
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Bristol Waste Company, in partnership with Bristol City Council’s Neighbourhood Enforcement Team and in support of the Mayor’s Clean Streets campaign, has launched Operation Waste Watch in an effort to catch fly-tipping offenders red-handed. The campaign will focus on positioning covert cameras … Continue reading →
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The ideas of Britain’s schoolchildren are being sought as part of a project looking at ways to end our reliance on single-use plastics in order to protect the environment from the damage they cause. Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and … Continue reading →
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The Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) has called for all taxes set in place to tackle the environmental impact of plastic and packaging should be directed into increasing recycling and reducing litter. Executive director of the FPA, Martin Kersh said the … Continue reading →
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Provisional Northern Ireland local authority collected municipal waste management statistics for July to September 2017 have been published, revealing the country’s recycling rate is 51.5%, an increase on the 48.4% recorded during the same three months of 2016. The Department … Continue reading →
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