Social platform Neighbourly has expanded its surplus food redistribution scheme, Neighbourly Food, to include non-food product donations after 92 per cent of its charity partners expressed a desire for those products, with Marks & Spencer (M&S) the first retail partner to contribute to the expanded platform.
The UK’s first battery recycling facility is set to open this autumn after Ecosurety and Belmont Trading today announced a partnership that aims to make the UK self-sufficient in battery recycling as it prepares to leave the EU.
Coca-Cola is to double the amount of recycled plastic in all of its bottles produced in the UK, from 25 percent to 50 percent, it announced at its sustainable packaging strategy announcement in London this week.
Bioplastic manufacturer Novamont has pledged to create a minimum bio-based content of 40 per cent across its MATER-BI bioplastics range in an attempt to further reduce the carbon impact of its products.
Online electrical products retailer AO has completed the acquisition of The Recycling Group (TRG) and established a new recycling branch, AO Recycling, which aims to recycle a fifth of the UK’s waste fridges every year.
A recycling firm based near Stratford-upon-Avon has been ordered to pay out £11,757 in fines and court costs following an incident in which one of its refuse collection vehicles reversed into a 77-year old woman.