UK recycling rates are suffering as Councils cut back on services due to Coronavirus but firms across the waste and recycling industry has issued a statement on how households and businesses can safely manage their waste during the outbreak...
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 offer some recycling advice for home workers during the Coronavirus outbreak...
A survey by the Aluminium can recycling campaign Every Can Counts has found that 60% of consumers in the UK would like to see more ‘on the go’ recycling facilities for drinks cans.
We’ve all seen the headlines about how tough it is for high street fashion retailers; from rising rents to protests about fast fashion and how it’s harming the environment, they’ve had to weather a lot of storms. But the biggest challenge that the high street and the environment has faced in recent years, and will continue to face, is the growth of online shopping...
Aberdeenshire council has started a one-year trial polystyrene recycling scheme at three of its household recycling centres. The move comes as the council aims to improve recycling rates across Aberdeenshire.
If you have children, you’re legally obliged to use child car seats, but they’re very hard to recycle, and that means there are potentially millions of car seats that will end up in landfill or the incinerator.
In recent years, climate emergencies have been declared, David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II brought home the devastating effects that plastic waste is having on the environment and on wildlife, and there has been an increased emphasis on the need to recycle.
Plastic waste is one of the biggest global environmental issues we face, and some of the UK’s biggest supermarkets are stepping up and doing their bit to curb it.
How many things did you buy online this Christmas? Granted it’s fast, convenient, often cheaper, and there’s usually more choice than on the high street, but have you thought about how much packaging is used in deliveries, particularly the non-recyclable variety?
Christmas is a time for indulgence, and while it’s a lot of fun, this time of year sure does create a lot of waste. From the 1 billion Christmas cards we throw in the bin, to the hundreds of thousands of tonnes of plastic waste we create, it all puts a strain on the planet as well as on our pockets.