03Feb

Food waste action week in May

Posted on 3rd February, 2020

The first ever ‘Food Waste Action Week’ has been announced by the Government alongside a £1.5 funding programme to help change the public’s behaviour with regard to and also for transforming food waste into other materials. The Government has a Food Waste Champion, Ben Elliott, who announced the week and urged “everyone to get involved”,…

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03Feb

Concerns over alternatives to plastic

Posted on 3rd February, 2020

Supermarket chains could be rushing to stop the use of single plastics and using alternatives that may cause more environmental harm, an environmental report has suggested. The UK environmental think-tank, the Green Alliance, published a report called Plastic Promises in January which was based on interviews with senior packaging and product staff in supermarkets and…

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03Feb

Environment Bill set to transform producer responsibility

Posted on 3rd February, 2020

With the UK now out of Europe, the Environment Bill has started to make its way through Parliament and is set on to replace some European Union measures as well as introduce fresh ideas from the UK government. As at the beginning of February, the Bill had passed through its automatic first stage in the…

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