In recent years some supermarkets have been making strides towards reducing their impact on the environment, they are realising now that if they want to build customer loyalty they need to show that they care about the issues their customers care about.
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A director at the Aluminum Association in the US has warned about the crushing of cans before being recycled, the machinery sorts materials by type and shape so if a can is crushed it may not recognise it and will push it into the non recyclable pile which ends up at landfill or incineration.
This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories including a new recycling centre has opened in Peterborough to help decling recycling rates, residents who live near an energy recovery centre after concerns were raised about the noise from the vehicles, and finally a council in Ireland has been criticised after it sent out an Irish language leaflet about recycling to residents who's first language is not Gaelic
This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories including a new purple wheelie bin called Poppy is teaching people across Ayrshire about new wheelie bins being rolled out, a free recycling point has been installed as East Cambrideshire's District Council offices to encourage the recycling of crisp and sweet packets, and finally an engineer is using discarded glass and gin bottles to create gifts.
Protecting the environment is everyone’s business, and even though we might pat ourselves on the back for religiously rinsing our cans of beans and putting them in the recycling, it appears that kids are head and shoulders above us when it comes to recycling knowledge.
Since 1992 around 72% of the world's plastic waste has ended up in China and Hong Kong, but with China banning the importation of recycling, what are the ramifications of this?
One of the largest retail property owners in the UK is set to pilot a textile recycling scheme where people can recycling their old clothes by dropping them off at a shopping centre in Oxford.
This weeks Recycling Roundup features stories including North Lincolnshire council collected over 1000 tonnes of recycling after the christmas period, the NHS Trust has saved over £100k by recycling unwanted hospital equipment and furniture, and finally a charity in Preston that helps offenders gain employment has won an award.