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Green Champions - Nissan

Friday, 21 April 2017 15:00:00 Europe/London
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Car manufactureres Nissan are this weeks Green Champions, Nissan have the belief that people, vehicles and nature can co-exist in the modern world if the correct adaptations are made.  Japan's ministry of the environment endorsed Nissan as an Eco-First company in their efforts to reduce emmissions.  

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Recycling Around the World A-Z : Japan

Thursday, 20 April 2017 10:00:00 Europe/London
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Recycling is important in Japan, with a large population and little lady, there isn't much option so there is no wonder that Japan currently recycles around 50% of waste,  and one of the ways this is achieved is making laws regarding recycling.  Tourists are not exempt from the recycling laws.  

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Recycling Roundup 20th March

Monday, 20 March 2017 14:02:42 Europe/London
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A roundup of this weeks stories include a recycling centre in Carmarthenshire is set to close after they failed to agree a new contract with the local council forcing residents to take their waste to a recycling bank until new arrangements are in place.  

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Recycling Around the World A- Z : Denmark

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:00:00 Europe/London
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In Denmark it is illegal to send waste to landfill when it is suitable for incineration, when the waste is incinerated it is used to generate electricity and heat, which makes sense why there is a law in place.  Another country which has a deposit return scheme which prevents 390,000 tonnes of waste ending up in landfill, does this not prove that a scheme works.  

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Recycling Around the World: Canada

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:00:00 Europe/London
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We head across the pond to Canada for this weeks Recycling Around the World, like most countries their landfill is almost at capacity and Canadas landfills generate 25% of their methane emmissions.  A recycling scheme that was set up in the 90's allowed Canadians access to recycling facilities and this has gone strength to strength with more and more homes gaining access to these facilities.

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Recycling Roundup - 20th February

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:29:50 Europe/London
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Our take this week on the recycling news from around the globe, covering low recycling rates in some parts of London to a Brazilian woman who collected recycling materials to pay for her son to go school in Europe.  

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Recycling Around the World: Belgium

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 15:00:00 Europe/London
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Belgium has the highest recycling rate in Europe and it is no fluke.  The country has had a waste decree in place since 1981 which has set targets for reducing the amount of waste in households whether it be through home composting or just general recycling, these were so successful that their original goals were exceeded and more had to be set.  

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The Benefits of Recycling

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:57:51 Europe/London
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We think recycling is just an everyday chore , but do people think of the benefits of recycling your items, recycling paper saves trees is the obvious one but when it comes to plastic and glass the energy saved can save wildlife and carbon emmissions.  So it would be benficial in the long term if everything that can be recycled is. 

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Recycling Around the World France

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:00:00 Europe/London
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How good is Frances recycling scheme?  We take a look at how they dispose of their recyclable materials, for example their white goods scheme allows used items to be taken back to the shop where they were bought from to be recycled.  

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