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Can your waste be recycled?

There is not only an increasing momentum these days to reduce our use of plastic, but also concern about recycling what we do use. There remains, however, a lot of…

Supermarkets ramp up efforts to reduce plastic waste

Consumers are to object to the over-use of plastic packaging, and leading retailers are taking action. The reasons for urgent action are compelling. About ten percent of the plastic we…

The true cost of a take-away coffee

The true cost of a take-away coffee

British tea drinking culture has evolved over the years, changing us from a nation of tea drinkers to one addicted to takeaway coffee. Although this takeaway culture suits our faster,…

It pays to reduce food waste

There are currently no legal requirements for separate food collections in England and only 44% of households in England have access to food waste recycling services. Fortunately, East Northamptonshire is…

Plastic bag levy may be extended

In January 2018, Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a review to extend the 5p minimum charge on plastic bags to all shops, including small independent ones. Under the current law,…

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