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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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Online retailers e-waste obligation considered

Online retailers e-waste obligation considered: Online retailers and marketplaces could be required by the government to be responsible for collecting old electronics from consumers to ensure there is the same obligation for the collection of electronic waste as physical retailers. In response to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC)’s report on e-waste the government has commited…
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Record year for recycling in Wales exceeding 64% goal

Record year for recycling in Wales exceeding 64% goal: The recycling rate for Wales has attained a “record high”, as the country surpasses its latest target of 64% for 2019/20. In accordance with data published by the Welsh Government, the entire country has accomplished a recycling rate of 65.14%, with 18 of the 22 local…
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Wales begin £3.5m fund for circular economy programs

Wales begin £3.5m fund for circular economy programs: Public bodies in Wales are being encouraged to bid for a share of £3.5 million to back a green recovery & help boost the nation’s shift towards a circular economy. The extra funding has been reported following two favourable previous rounds of the Circular Economy Fund to…
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5 new circular economy hubs supported by £22.5m funding

5 new circular economy hubs supported by £22.5m funding: The government is investing £22.5 million in the making of 5 new centres helping Britain move forward to a circular economy. They will delve into how reusing waste materials in the textiles, construction, chemical & metal industries can deliver major environmental advantages and boost the UK…
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