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Recycling your Christmas tree…

Its estimated that 100,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas is produced when old Christmas trees are sent to landfill, however pine needles can now be turned into industrial materials. The UK  uses up to 8 million…

Walkers new recycling plan…

Walkers have started a new recycling scheme in order to stop millions of empty crisp packets ending up in landfill after pressure from consumers. The company currently produces more than 7000 non-recyclable crisp packets every…

McDonalds to switch to paper straws

McDonald's, the famous fast-food chain have said that their use of plastic straws in Britain will go by 2019 after nearly half a million customers called on the company to remove them. The company use around 1.8…

‘Infinitely’ recyclable plastic

Although plastics feature in all our daily lives and are incredibly useful, their impact on the environment has become increasingly worrying. A new type of plastic has been invented by chemists at Colorado State University,…

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