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Birmingham firm gives charity £12.9k after recycling issue

Birmingham firm gives charity £12.9k after recycling issue: A company located in Birmingham has donated £12,900 to charity following its failure to fulfil recycling regulations. Nobisco donated the money to the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & The Black Country as part of an Enforcement Undertaking approved by the Environment Agency. An Enforcement Undertaking is a…
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LEGO to build a future free from plastic

LEGO to build a future free from plastic : PET plastic that comes from discarded bottles will get a second chance as it will be the principal material to create LEGO bricks. LEGO Group has revealed ideas to make prototype bricks employing plastic bottles. The event is the outcome of a 3-year project of scientists…
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WindEurope call for ban on wind turbine blades as landfill

WindEurope call for ban on wind turbine blades as landfill The wind industry has called for all countries in Europe to place a ban on landfilling wind turbine blades by 2025. Industry organisation WindEurope is exremely committed to reusing, recycling, and/or recovering 100% of the decommissioned wind turbine blades. At the moment, the recycling of…
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Ørsted committed to cleaner winds

Ørsted committed to cleaner winds: Ørsted is dedicated to either reusing, recycling or recovering every one of the wind turbine blades employed in its force. Currently, the majority of deactivated blades go to landfills. However, as much as 95% of a wind turbine can be recycled, recycling of blades persist in being a challenge for…
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£7m for sustainable plastic packaging in new contest

£7m for sustainable plastic packaging in new contest: A new competition is contributing a portion of £7 million for business-directed research & development projects toward sustainable plastic packaging. UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) is offering the funding for “ambitious and bold” projects that concentrate on resolving well-known issues with the…
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Get rewarded to bring back containers say MPs

Get rewarded to bring back containers say MPs: If consumers bring back containers, they should get paid, say MPs. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has now called on the government to involve containers in the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS). The scheme, which is now in consultation, is forecast to award customers for bringing back their…
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World’s 1st facility to recycle every type of plastic waste

World’s 1st facility to recycle every type of plastic waste: Mura Technology has just revealed plans to construct what is reported to be the world’s first facility, to be built in Teesside, capable of recycling every kind of plastic waste. The British tech company’s plant, that is forecast to be up and running by 2022,…
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300M toothpaste tubes end up in UK landfills every year

300M toothpaste tubes end up in UK landfills every year: In the UK every year, 300 Million toothpaste tubes end up in the landfills. If the tubes were laid out end-to-end, the plastic would stretch to 75,000 kilometres, this is the same as going almost twice around the world, a new reports by the waste…
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70M invested by Scotland into new recycling infrastructure

70M invested by Scotland into new recycling infrastructure: Commited to spending £70 million on improving recycling infrastructure is the Scottish Government. Across scotland the aim is that in the new five-year programme is designed to support local authorities to develop projects that will increase the rate of recycling. This is thought to possibly include the…
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Wales set ‘to become world number one’ recycler

Wales set ‘to become world number one’ recycler: An ambitious strategy has been set out by the Welsh Government to transition into a circular economy and become the number one recycler in the world. As the nation deals with the triple challenge of Brexit, pandemic and climate change the ‘Beyond Recycling’ strategy aims to support…
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