Waste News


What’s happening out there? Who is making changes to help or hinder the reduction of waste? New technologies and products are emerging all the time. Some may well hold the answer to our environmental challenges and some will make things worse. We report on news stories and events from our own back-yard to across the world.

M&S reduce packaging?

Filed in Waste News by on May 8, 2010 16 Comments
M&S reduce packaging?

M&S switch from glass to plastic for wine bottle – what do you think?

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Fighting against food waste

Filed in Waste News by on April 27, 2010 5 Comments
Fighting against food waste

Is a food fight the way to raise awareness of food waste?

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From bags to riches

Filed in Blog, Waste News by on April 14, 2010 13 Comments
From bags to riches

Find out how many crisp packets Gloucester people have recycled in 1 month

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Rewards, not penalties gets results!

Filed in Waste News by on April 9, 2010 15 Comments
Rewards, not penalties gets results!

Proof that rewards get results

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Zero Waste Shopping is here!

Filed in Blog, Waste News by on April 5, 2010 12 Comments
Zero Waste Shopping is here!

Zerowasteshopping.com is now live, although not totally kicking yet as we are still in the beta stage. You can help us get the final features tuned up by applying for registration before we open the doors fully.

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Addressing date label confusion – one step towards reducing food waste

Filed in Waste News by on April 1, 2010 10 Comments
Addressing date label confusion – one step towards reducing food waste

3 million tonnes of food is thrown away before being used, due to ‘use by’ date confusion

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Waste and Recycling survey

Filed in Blog, Waste News by on March 28, 2010 0 Comments
Waste and Recycling survey

Share your views and get your local recycling facilities changed

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Beach litter survey reveals plastics toll

Filed in Waste News by on March 26, 2010 5 Comments
Beach litter survey reveals plastics toll

Marine Conservation Society says plastic waste is overwhelming UK beaches and harming wildlife

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