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Deposit return scheme most effective measure to reduce plastic waste, finds study

A new analysis by Common Oceans has explored the impact of England’s Resources and Waste Strategy on reducing plastic waste and found that a deposit return scheme...

Unilever develops solution to allow black plastic packaging to be recycled

Manufacturer Unilever has revealed that it is using new black pigment for its High Polyethylene (HDPE) bottles for its brands TRESemmé and Lynx, so...

Water industries announce free refill scheme to cut plastic bottle waste by 2021

The water industry has announced that people in England will be able to refill water bottles for free in thousands of places by 2021, in...
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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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Up to €10 billion worth of investments needed to grow recycling capacity at EU...

European waste management federation FEAD has said that up to €10 billion (£8.8 billion) worth of investments is needed to expand the collection, sorting and recycling...
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New contact lens recycling programme launched by Johnson & Johnson Vision

Johnson & Johnson Vision is launching a new contact lens recycling scheme following research that found that 39% of contact lens wearers...

Hubbub launch new campaign to tackle packaging waste from lunch on the go

Environmental Charity Hubbub has launched the #FoodSavvy Lunch Club following research that found that British worker’s “lunch on the go” habit is creating 10.7...
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Recycling industry responds to 2018 budget

Following the announcement of the 2018 Budget yesterday by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, the recycling and waste industry has responded.  Within the...
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Inconsistency and confusion is preventing UK households from recycling says Biffa

A new report from waste management firm Biffa has said that inconsistency and confusion in labelling, sorting and collection are stopping UK households and...
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British Plastics Federation supports Norway proposal on plastic waste exports

The British Plastics Federation (BPF), which represents the supply chain of the UK plastics industry, has published a position paper supporting the aims of the...
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