Defra Gives UK Recycling a £4.7 Million Boost

The UK’s recycling efforts have received a timely boost in the form of a £4.7 million recycling grant from Defra. The funds will be managed by Wrap, the recycling charity, and they’ll be put towards growing the UK’s plastic and textiles recycling and reprocessing infrastructure.

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Recycling Roundup 10th June

Residents in Telford and Wrekin will soon be able to recycle their food waste when a new kerbside collection service starts in September. The service will be run by Veolia, and the collected waste will be turned into fertiliser and energy. Each household will be given a kitchen caddy for their food waste and a larger caddy which can be kept outside and put out for collection each week.

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The Body Shop Launches In-store Recycling Scheme

It seems like we hear the mantra almost every day; ‘Reduce waste, recycle more’ and there are more ways than ever to do this in the course of our every day lives. We can now buy clothes made from sustainable materials and swap our unwanted clothes for vouchers in some high street stores, but what about our personal care routines?

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