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Pret A Manger chief executive Clive Schlee has announced that from 2018, the coffee chain will be offering 50p to any customer that brings in their own reusable coffee cup.
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If in doubt, throw it out when recycling at home says the UK recycling industry.
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WRAP has launched its annual review of the a Courtauld Commitment 2025 (Courtauld 2025), as well as releasing the names of 24 new signatories to the agreement.
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DEFRA has published the recycling statistics for 2016 showing that the annual household rate in England rose by 0.6%, but only after it changed the statistical method.
Image for Co-op begin selling food past “best before” date to help improve food waste
The Co-op has become the first major retailer to sell food past its “best before” date, in a hope that it will reduce food waste.
Image for European Environmental Bureau call for global action to end waste problems and pollution
The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has called for global action to end problems caused by waste and pollution, restore justice and change the world’s economy.
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Non-ferrous metals saw a decrease in price per tonne, as copper fell by £200 and brass and aluminium by £100, according to last week’s Intelligence report.
Image for Eunomia criticise Environmental Services Association report on waste infrastructure
Eunomia has responded to the Environment Services Association (ESA) report UK Residual Waste: 2030 Market Review, by saying that it “risks sowing further confusion.”
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PlasticsEurope and RECOUP have launched a new survey that has revealed that there is a lack of understanding about recycling within the 18-24-year-old age group.
Image for Six million tonnes of waste won’t be treated by 2030, says Environment Services Association
The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has released its recent study, The treatment capacity gap that urgently needs to be addressed, which has found that six million tonnes of waste won’t be treated by 2030.


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