A report released by the waste reduction charity WRAP says there are eight plastic items that should be removed from shelves by the end of next year as part of the UK pledge to reduce the usage of single-use plastic.
Welcome to our weekly advice column where we look at all things recycling and give you the answers you’re desperately seeking. This week an avid recycler asks for some reassurance...
Nestle has launched a new recyclable paper snack bar wrapper that’s thought to be the first of its kind. The firm’s YES! snack bar range will be its first product to appear in the new packaging that’s made from sustainable coated paper.
In this weeks Recycling Roundup, Zero Waste Scotland has released figures showing a record amount of food waste was collected in 2017, residents in Great Blakenham in Ipswich have been given a free ice cream to make up for having to put up with an alarm that has been driving them mad over the past month and according to The Body Shop, the UK recycled 602,493 tonnes of plastic in 2017-18, and six of the top 10 best cities for recycling were in Wales.
Welcome to our weekly advice column where we look at all things recycling and give you the answers you’re desperately seeking. This week we throw a lifeline to a girl slowly drowning in a sea of plastic bags.
A Which? investigation looked at the packaging on 46 popular items from 11 supermarkets and found that the average amount of packaging that could actually be recycled was only 52%.
How many times have you stood in the kitchen with packaging in your hand and agonised over whether you can recycle it or not? Hands up who just chucks it in the recycling bin anyway and hopes for the best?
Welcome to our weekly advice column where we look at all things recycling and give you the answers you’re desperately seeking. This week we help a girl with a shoe fetish with her ever-growing collection of old shoes.
John Lewis is the latest retailer to announce that it’s launching a trial in-store recycling scheme that will reward customers for taking their empty product containers back to its stores to be recycled.
This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories about the UK's latest aluminium can recycling rates, residents in Cheltenham being assured that their recyclables are not going to landfill and new recycling collections are coming to East Sussex.