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18 May 2013
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English recycling up 2 points to 47 per cent
England recycled 47 per cent of household waste in the second quarter of 2012/...
Transparency all round
Smurfit Kappa’s Simon Weston on why reprocessors should also be willing to...
UK’s ‘first’ food recycling reward scheme launches
Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead launches UK’s ‘first’ reward scheme for...
MRWA launches £130,000 Community Fund
Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority launch £130,000 Community Fund to encourage recycling in local areas.
Calls for industry to audit food waste
Campaign group This is Rubbish calls for mandatory food waste audits to reduce supply chain waste.
MRBT ‘better’ than EfW for waste disposal
New study finds materials recovery, biological treatment is the ‘best method’ for waste disposal, over energy from waste.
Views sought on managing radioactive waste
Government issues call for evidence on the site selection process for the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely programme.
TRA launches ‘Responsible Retailer’ initiative
Tyre Recovery Association launches ‘Responsible Retailer’ initiative to help sector showcase green credentials.
Green Office Week begins
Office workers urged to take up environmental practices as Green Office Week 2013 kicks off.
Shanks signs waste contract with Glasgow Airport
Shanks Group plc signs five-year contract with Glasgow Airport to help it ‘reduce waste collections by 75 per cent’.
Plastic bottle recycling passes 50 per cent mark
UK bottle recycling surpassed 50 per cent mark in 2011 for the first time, finds plastic recycling charity Recoup.
Third phase of the Courtauld Commitment begins
Grocery brands pledge to cut 1.1 million tonnes of waste by 2015 as the third phase of the Courtauld Commitment begins.
ScotRail launches ‘major’ recycling trial
Transport body ScotRail launches ‘major’ trial at Scottish railway stations to encourage people to ‘recycle on the go’.
Gwynedd expands recycling collections
Gwynedd Council expands recycling service to include rigid plastics and drinks cartons in a bid to boost recycling rates.
Northern Ireland recycling consultation
Northern Ireland launches consultation on proposals to implement a compulsory 60 per cent recycling target by 2020.
Waitrose to halve food packaging by 2016
Waitrose intends to halve its food packaging by 2016 compared to 2005 levels, the retailer has announced.
International Compost Awareness Week begins
Councils across the UK promote home composting as part of International Compost Awareness Week 2013.
First Welsh ‘Recycle on the Go’ projects opened
Welsh Resource Minister Alun Davies opens first recycling exhibits funded by Wales’ £432,00 Recycle on the Go scheme.
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