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Starbucks to trial biodegradable & paper straws in 54 outlets

26 Apr 2018 | By Emily Bright

The trial will kick off in branches in London and Manchester next month…

Marcus Gover Wrap

Food & drink businesses sign up to Wrap's UK Plastics Pact

26 Apr 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The ‘world-leading’ initiative will see the UK become the first country to set sweeping targets across the industry

fishing boats

Sustainable Seas inquiry to examine global fishing impact

24 Apr 2018 | By Kevin White

MPs on the Commons Environmental Audit Committee will also probe how effective the MSC’s eco-label and fishery scheme is

bottled water

Bottle deposit scheme to become law by 2020

20 Apr 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Gove told the environmental audit committee this week that legislation would be included in an Environment Act in the next

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Harry Walker

What search trends tell us about concern around plastic

19 Apr 2018 | By Harry Walker

Consumers’ thirst for a cup of coffee shows no sign of abating but retailers’ addiction to plastic cups may be on the wane

waitrose coffee

Waitrose proves there is no such thing as a free coffee Subscription

12 Apr 2018 | By Adam Leyland

There is no such thing as a free lunch. Nor free coffee at a Waitrose café …


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Why not 100% recyclable plastic now, Coca-Cola?

01 Feb 2018

Sir, Delphis Eco last year launched 100% recycled HDPE plastic packaging across its entire range

plastic water bottles

Look to bio plastic

25 Jan 2018

Sir, So Iceland has committed to reducing plastic usage and Danone has committed to using 100% recycled plastic for Evian

recycling glass bottles credit: Picture courtesy of Flickr user cogdogblog under the Creative Commons Licence 2.0

Deposit return scheme is disruptive

27 Sep 2017

Sir, Your article on deposit return was very well balanced

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