Turf Croft Herbs, supplied by organic food delivery service Abel & Cole, are now packaged in compostable zipper bags produced by packaging company TIPA.
According to TIPA, this technology is as efficient as traditional plastic at protecting the shelf-life of produce, but it decomposes back into the earth with no toxic residue, microplastics or other pollutants within a few months of being composted.
The Environment Agency (EA) has announced that it will be increasing storage limits at waste transfer stations under its new standard rules permits, with details revealed in a consultation response document on Monday (24 August).
Eunomia Research and Consulting has announced that it will be providing technical support to Zero Waste Scotland and the National Bed Federation (NBF) on a project to assess extended producer responsibility (EPR) approach to improve mattress circularity in Scotland.
Though cycling is seen as the ideal form of green transport, millions of bike tyres and inner tubes are thrown away every year in the UK. Is it possible to dispose of these items in an environmentally friendly way?
Almost half of councils have plans to reopen their Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) within the next two weeks, according to the latest Covid-19 local authority impacts survey, while recycling collections have experienced a slight increase in disruption.
A poll by SUEZ recycling and recovery UK during a webinar has found that no local authority representatives found a trip to a Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) an ‘essential trip’ for householders during the Covid-19 pandemic.