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Majority of UK companies don’t have a recycling policy, report reveals

A new report has quizzed over 700 companies on their recycling habits and found that 90% of UK businesses do not have a recycling policy in place.
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Isle of Wight festival promotes Biosphere Reserve bid

The Isle of Wight's Area of Outstanding Natrual Beauty (AONB) has bidded to become England's third UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
landfill

What are the alternatives to landfill?

Waste management experts from Indaver explain exactly what the process is when disposing of the bin bags left outside the front of our houses
catering industry

How the environment is impacting the catering industry

As the world wakes up to the impact we're having on the environment, consumers are demanding businesses take action. From a much-publicised move against plastic straws to utilising compostable waste, going green means big changes to the way the catering industry operates
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5 ways to help your business go green

Waste management experts at Indaver know how daunting it can be for businesses to implement a green policy and recycle, so they have shared 5 ways to help your business go green
medical equipment

NHS urged to reuse more medical equipment

Minister of State for Health, Steve Barclay, has urged NHS staff to accept patients' unwanted medical equipment and reuse it, where safe to do so
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New recycling project could ensure that no plastic is left behind

Iain Gulland, Chief Executive of Zero Waste Scotland sheds light on a new recycling project which aims to ensure that no plastic is left behind.
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Making a mess of recycling? Households could soon be charged a return fee

Households who fail to recycle properly could soon be hit with a fee by their local council in a bid to reduce landfill waste
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The hospitality industry’s relationship with waste

According to Wrap, two million tonnes of waste is generated by the UK’s hospitality industry annually, so what are they doing to combat this issue? 
environmental

Europe’s environment: The power of data and knowledge

Executive Director of the European Environment Agency (EEA), Hans Bruyninckx sheds light on the power of data and knowledge where Europe’s environment is concerned.
hydrogen

£20 million boost for business innovators powering the UK’s hydrogen economy

New funding awarded to investigate the development of a low cost, low carbon hydrogen for industry, buildings and transport and to help create hundreds of clean industry jobs
reusables

The rise of reusables — what small changes can you make?

Omega Plastics explain the rise of reusable products in the UK changes and what small changes we can make in this vein

Recycling: Lithuania deposit system exceeds all expectations

Lithuania exceeds container return rate expectations as TOMRA supports new state-of-the-art deposit system, as the firm’s Lorraine Dundon, VP Head of Group Brand & Corporate Communications reveals
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Cracking down on plastic pollution

Samantha Harding, Litter Programme Director at the Campaign to Protect Rural England reveals her views on moving towards a deposit return system in the UK for bottles and cans, to crack down on plastic pollution.
seventh resource

BIR calls upon world leaders to implement new concept of a seventh resource

Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is calling upon world leaders to take bold steps to demonstrate to their countries, and the global population as a whole, how the items we discard and recycle have the power to combat climate change
Global Recycling Day

Countdown continues to world’s first ever Global Recycling Day

The initiative from the Bureau for International Recycling (BIR) will call on the world to think “resource” not “waste” when it comes to recycling
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Network Rail to provide free drinking water at stations

Network Rail has announced that it will trial drinking water facilities at London Charing Cross to help reduce plastic waste The free drinking water initiative, which seeks to encourage station users to refill their own multiple use water bottles, forms part of Network Rail’s wider ambitions to reduce the impact...
European cities

A sustainable future for cities is within our grasp

Abdeluheb Choho, deputy mayor of Amsterdam and chair of EUROCITIES Environment Forum shares his thoughts on the sustainable future for European cities As European cities, we are committed to making the transition to a circular economy. Building a more sustainable economy is an urgent environmental necessity and vital to our...
sustainable future

Shifting towards a circular economy for a sustainable future

VP Head of Group Brand & Corporate Communications at TOMRA, Lorraine Dundon reveals her thoughts on how Technology will help achieve a sustainable future
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Zero Waste Scotland on the government’s drinks containers return scheme

Zero Waste Scotland reveals their thoughts on the Scottish Government’s plans for a drinks containers deposit-return scheme

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