Archive for September, 2015

Coca Cola, Walmart and others kick off $100m recycling fund with three new projects

September 30, 2015

The Closed Loop Fund has has revealed its first projects in Ohio, Iowa and Baltimore as it seeks to boost dismal US recycling rates A consortium of 10 of the US’s largest corporations – including Walmart, Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson – has announced three new projects designed to boost dismal recycling rates in the US. [...]

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Monthly bin collections would boost UK recycling rates.

September 29, 2015

Fife council begins monthly collection for landfill bins, with recycling bins emptied more often, in first UK trial Trials of monthly bin collections in the UK are “an obvious next step” to tackle the UK’s stalling recycling rates, waste management experts have told the Guardian. Fife council have begun trialling once-a-month collections for landfill bins, [...]

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Glass bottles: recycling and reusing

September 28, 2015

Following Irn Bru’s decision to end to its bottle returns policy, Sun Branding Solution’s packaging development manager examines glass recycling in the UK linkscolor = “66CC33″; highlightscolor = “888888″; backgroundcolor = “FFFFFF”; channel = “none”; Tweet

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