And they’re out! Those consultations that have the potential to shape how packaging and municipal waste are managed are finally in full public view. So, ‘where’s the beef?’, or maybe, in a carbon-constrained world, where’s the marinated cauliflower steak?
The first thing to say is that it’s great to see that there are some genuinely transformative proposals being consulted upon in the consultations on extended producer responsibility (EPR) a plastics tax, a deposit return scheme (DRS... More
Every year we throw away millions of tonnes of wrapping paper, decorations, food and other debris left over from the Christmas festivities. If you’re struggling to know what to do with your waste, check out Resource’s short recycling guide.
The packaging industry is celebrating after EU negotiations ruled that packaging would retain its Internal Market legal base, making it harder for national governments to introduce unilateral bans for environmental reasons.
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