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Bars in Australia and New Zealand have been collecting left behind lemons from drinks and giving them to Bacardi to make soap.
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The production of global bioplastics is predicted to grow by 50% in the next five years, according to European Bioplastics.
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A report from Veolia has said that £4 billion of value for the UK economy could be generated from the ‘hidden’ waste for three economically vital sectors.
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A consortium that is investigating developing solutions for the recycling of flexible plastic packaging has reported on progress at the end of the two-year project.
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A second paint remanufacturing hub has been opened by Akzo Nobel UK in partnership with Community RePaint on the Wirral.
Image for European Union expands Ecolabel criteria for circular economy computers, furniture and footwear
Manufacturers of footwear, furniture and computers that wish to use the EU Ecolabel will now have to comply with new strict criteria including more recyclability.
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A survey by Greenpeace has found that consumers think mobile phone manufacturers release too many new models, and don’t do enough to recycle them.
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Chemicals and refining company Total has developed a circular economy HDPE compound that it says outperforms virgin materials.
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A UK company is launching a new easier to recycle coffee cup that it says can be thrown into paper recycling bins.
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A fully remanufactured office chair has been revealed by Premier Sustain and Orangebox.
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How to bake zero waste bagels

Maple Leaf Bakery has been working with Biffa IWM to not only reduce its waste, but also wipe out waste cost. Famous in the UK for its New York Bakery Co. bagel range, Maple Leaf Foods is a multi-national firm that produces goods such as bread and croissants particularly in its home nation of Canada but also in the Untied States.

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BMW i3 built to close the loop

The new electric car from BMW is a zero emission vehicle that has been manufactured with sustainability at its heart. Launched with great fanfare at the end of July, the BMW i3 is the company’s first model in its new i series of cars that aims to find solutions for vehicles in a world of climate change, dwindling resources and increasing urbanisation.

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