Consumers want clear recycling information on the front of plastic packaging to reduce confusion about what can be recycled, according to a new study by plastics recycling charity RECOUP.
The study into consumer plastic recycling behaviour was supported by M&S and Plastics Europe and sought to understand the barriers to effective recycling, with findings to be incorporated into future Pledge2Recycle Plastics communications strategies developed by RECOUP.
Waste management company Biffa has announced a three-year partnership with UK-based charity WasteAid, which will see the company support WasteAid financially and share its expertise with communities in low-income countries to improve the management of waste.
As the city rises up the development index, Bogotá’s waste services are undergoing structural transformation. Now Colombia’s waste-picking recicladores are fighting to play their part as services are commercialised.
Former European Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik and Liberal Democrat environment spokesperson Baroness Parminter have been confirmed as the keynote speakers at June’s Resourcing the Future conference.