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Nine out of 10 UK households recycle regularly, study shows

Nearly nine out of 10 UK households say they “regularly recycle”, with more prepared to further change their lifestyles to help the environment, research reveals….

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Coca-Cola European Partners Invests in CuRE to Recycle PET

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is continuing its work to drive a closed-loop system, most recently investing in an up-and-coming technology to turn mountains of waste…

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Recycling rates lower in England’s poorest areas

Recycling rates for household waste are significantly lower in the most deprived areas of England, a Guardian analysis has found. A breakdown of data from…

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Consider ‘reducing collection of recyclables’, says UN

Governments across the world should consider a potential “reduction of the collection of recyclables” during the Covid-19 pandemic, a report by the United Nations claims….

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Nike celebrates circular design with ‘most sustainable shoe to date’

The Nike Air VaporMax 2020 Flyknit is one of Nike’s most sustainable shoes to date, the company says, being made with at least 50% recycled…

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Facing Export Ban, Australia Invests $132 Million in Recycling Capacity

The Australian government is investing around $132 million in a new fund to modernize the country’s waste and recycling capacity. An export ban on sending…

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Humans left behind a record amount of e-waste in 2019

2019 set a record for the amount of e-waste ever generated worldwide: 53.6 million metric tons of discarded phones, computers, appliances, and other gadgets. That’s…

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Coronavirus masks and gloves posing a hazard at recycling centres

Portugal’s largest recycling centre has a problem. Too many people are throwing coronavirus masks and gloves into recycling bins, posing a threat to the workers…

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Danish Round-Up: New recycling system in Denmark – recycle more, burn less

People living in Denmark will soon be required to sort their waste into ten different types, according to the government. One of the biggest goals…

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Pandemic lays waste to Portugal’s recycling dreams

Portugal, which recycles around 28% of its urban refuse, below the European average of 46%, EU figures show, has long been a laggard. It had…

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