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.
Hubbub have announced that Starbucks will be financing a fund that will support recycling projects around the UK from the funds raised from the 5p charge
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
Ribena have announced that it is redesigning its Ribena Bottles by reducing the size of the sleeves and making them more transparent, this is part of the company's pledge to make all of it's packaging 100% Recyclable.
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.