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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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