Archive: Recycling And Waste Disposal

Easter idyll: Now with more plastic

Easter egg packaging as wasteful as ever

Confectionary giants have done nothing to cut down on the amount of wasteful packaging on Easter eggs, a prominent MP has found.

Opinion Former Articles

  • CPA: Construction Waste Stats show progress in reducing waste to landfill

    The latest construction industry waste figures show that the industry is continuing to make good progress with regard to reducing the amount of construction and demolition waste going to landfill, even allowing for the decline in construction activity due to the recession. The latest figures, published today, show that since the baseline figure was established in 2008, construction and demolition waste to landfill has reduced by 1.87 million tonnes. The industry is therefore on target to meet the halving waste to landfill target for these two particular waste streams.

  • Save £50 per month just by reading instructions

    Households can save an average of £50 per month simply by reading the instructions on food packaging.

  • Bin tax can help boost biodiversity, says BASC

    A proposed 'landfill tax' in Wales could help boost biodiversity projects run by people who shoot, according to the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).

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