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.
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[via GreenBiz] Can your Starbucks coffee cup be recycled, and if so, is it really worth it? Starbucks’ Ben Packard, the vice president of Global Responsibility, and his running mate, Jim Hanna, the director of Environmental Impact, think so — and they invited 30 cup, cupstock and coating manufacturers, recyclers, waste managers and university researchers […]
If you remember, last week I was getting a teeny weeny bit stressed about news from the Audit Commission who were encouraging the urgent building of incinerators. Today a voice of reason has spoken! Speaking at a mixed plastics recycling event hosted by London Remade; Martin Brocklehurst, head of external programmes at the Environment Agency […]