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Industry groups invest $1bn in new plastics alliance

An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain has launched a new organisation to reduce plastic waste in the environment.

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) is made up of 30 member companies ...



Plastic-free grocery store opens in Edinburgh

A new plastic-free grocery shop has opened its doors today in Edinburgh.

The Refillery encourages customers to bring in their own tubs or containers and pay by weight for household goods. It has been launched by Kelly Wright following a ...


UK's first contact lens recycling programme launched

The UK’s first free nationwide contact lens recycling programme is being launched this week by Johnson & Johnson Vision.

The programme, run by TerraCycle, is available for all soft contact lens wearers regardless of which contact lens ...


Defra meets with waste exporters to discuss no-deal Brexit

Government officials met with exporters of waste last week to discuss planning for a no-deal Brexit.

The meeting included presentations from Defra, the Border Delivery Group and the Environment Agency and focused on possible issues ...


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