Welsh Assembly Members have called for the government to take swift action on plastic pollution, including banning wet wipes and introducing a deposit return scheme for drinks containers.
The Welsh National Assembly’s Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee, set up to scrutinise Welsh Government action on environmental policy, has published a report looking into the effects of plastic waste and pollution.
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.
Plans to introduce separate food waste collections to every household in England by 2023 and ensure producers pay for the costs of managing their waste packaging have been included in the long-awaited Resources and Waste Strategy.