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Vegware applaud the University of Plymouth’s research on biodegradable carrier bags.

Lucy Frankel, Communications Director at compostable packaging manufacturer Vegware, applauds the University of Plymouth’s research on biodegradable carrier bags – it’s a timely reminder that each material can only be recycled in its correct facility.

Consulting the days away

Eunomia Chairman Dominic Hogg welcomes the release of four government consultations on packaging waste and recycling – but will a lack of joined-up thinking impede the creation of a coherent final system?

Stewart McGrenary

Stewart McGrenary, founder and managing director of electronics recycling company Plunc, discusses the potential for blockchain to revolutionise how we deal with e-waste.

Cover of 'Turning the Tide on Plastic' by Lucy Siegle

Andy Moore finds a lot to recommend in the new book by Lucy Siegle, ‘Turning the Tide on Plastic’.

Video

Over 32,000 tonnes of material that could be recycled is instead put in residual waste bins each year in West Sussex, costing the council an estimated £3 million a year in disposal costs. To highlight the scale of this waste, West Sussex County Council has created a video that visualises it on a personal and then county-wide level.