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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,…

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.  …

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