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UK recycling sector emphasise commitment for responsible processing of waste

Following the airing of the first episode of “War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita”, the UK’s recycling industry has emphasised its commitment to...
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Firm to develop a deposit return scheme for North West England

Recycling firm Advanced Sustainable Developments (ASD) has said that it is aiming to create a circular economy in the North West of...
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UK Government respond to illegal plastic exports to Malaysia

The UK Government has responded to the illegal trade of plastic waste sent to Malaysia by stating that it stands with the country and...

New asphalt which uses recycled waste tyres launched

Construction solutions firm Tarmac has developed new asphalt technology that enables recycling end-of-life tyres (ELTs) and uses them to build roads.  

Research finds that 14 million items of plastic ends up in or around UK...

New research from the Canal and River Trust has found that plastics currently account for 59% of waste found along canals, and...
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Scottish DRS will cut 160,000 tonnes from Scotland’s carbon footprint

According to Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS), a Scottish deposit return scheme will cut 160,000 tonnes from Scotland’s carbon footprint annually, helping to...

Zero Waste Scotland launch new circular economy website

A new website by Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) has launched that will outline ways the country’s businesses can maximise opportunities in the circular economy and respond to...
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Fashion retailers to trial new circular economy business models

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) and QSA partners have announced that they are working with numerous fashion retailers to develop...
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New £65 million plastic recycling plant to be built in the UK

Viridor parent company, Pennon Group, has announced a new project that will use electricity created from non-recyclable waste to power a new £65...

Exports of recycled materials have a place in global economy, says TRA

The Recycling Association has said that exports of recycled materials have their place in part of a global economy, but these need to...
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