Sustainability

21st July 2017
Gove To Make Pledge To Deliver A “Green Brexit” [UPDATED]

Gove To Make Pledge To Deliver A “Green Brexit” [UPDATED]

Environment Secretary Michael Gove is set to pledge to deliver a “green Brexit” today, according to reports. Mr Gove replaced Andrea Leadsom in the role following the snap general election. The prominent campaigner for Brexit’s “green” credentials have previously been … Continue reading

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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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7th July 2017
Green Groups & MPs Call For Amendment To Repeal Bill

Green Groups & MPs Call For Amendment To Repeal Bill

Thirteen major environmental charities in the Greener UK coalition have begun working with a cross-party group of MPs to ensure the Repeal Bill does not “dilute” the force of environmental law in the UK. The MPs that back the amendment … Continue reading

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23rd June 2017
Greener UK “Risk Tracker” To Reflect Environmental Risks During Brexit

Greener UK “Risk Tracker” To Reflect Environmental Risks During Brexit

On the anniversary of the EU referendum, Greener UK, a coalition of 13 major environmental organisations, has published the first assessment under its comprehensive Brexit Risk Tracker, which will be regularly updated to reflect the risks to environmental policy throughout … 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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