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Inventive recycling ideas

The amount of waste we produce each year is steadily increasing with predictions that the worlds cities will produce 2.2bn tonnes of waste by 2025. Not only is the amount of waste increasing but we…

Clothes made from recycled materials

London Fashion Week has featured two designers, Vin and Omi,  who say their clothes are made from plastic bottles and sustainable wool. They believe it's almost impossible for low-cost high street clothes to be ethical.  …

Christmas Waste

It was expected that the people of Britain would bin the equivalent of 108 million rolls of wrapping paper, 54 million plates of food and use over 189 million batteries over Christmas. They also found…

How to reduce your plastic use

Carry a reusable bottle Over 35 million plastic bottles are used here each year. Using a reusable bottle cuts plastic and saves money.   Say no to plastic straws When you order a drink if…

Single use plastic charges

As part of the Autumn budget yesterday, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announce plans to investigate how charges on single use plastic items can reduce the amount of waste. The government will launch “a call for…

China ban imported foreign waste

China have announced plans to ban imports of 24 grades of rubbish, reducing the tonnes of world's waste it imports to feed its recycling industry. Its believed that last year China imported 7.3 million tonnes…

Plastic bottle deposit return scheme

It is believed that a plastic bottle deposit return scheme could save some councils in England up to £35 million. This would be done through reduced littering and landfill charges, also having less recycling bins…

EU have plans to save our oceans

The European Union have big plans in order to save our oceans including reducing plastic pollution, extending protected areas and watching vulnerable areas for illegal fishing. These measures are estimated to be worth almost half…

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