User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Assorted :: Packaging
Last updated: Oct 17 2018 06:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why dumping rubbish is a waste of money 17.10.2018 BBC: Business
Dumping rubbish is a waste of valuable resources, says Arthur Huang - and his company is showing why.
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Walkers crisp packets recycling scheme announced 5.10.2018 BBC: Business
Campaigners had been attempting to "flood" the snackmaker by posting empty packets back to its HQ.
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Do healthy diets protect the planet? As the U.N. meets, a focus on sustainability 23.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As United Nations leaders gather in New York, top food and nutrition experts are convening for a forum to talk about how people around the globe can have both a nourished diet and a healthy planet.
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Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers 22.9.2018 BBC: Business
The supermarket chain says the new biodegradable bags will be brought in at 1,400 of its stores.
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The magic number when it comes to composting 12.9.2018 BBC: Business
More and more packaging is claiming to be "biodegradable" or "compostable", but what does that really mean?
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Kroger to Ditch Plastic Bags by 2025 23.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Kroger plans to eliminate plastic shopping bags from its supermarkets, the latest retailer to address customer backlash against disposable packaging and utensils.
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Recycled packaging 'may end up in landfill', warns watchdog 23.7.2018 BBC: Business
There is no guarantee that the products you recycle are actually recycled, the UK watchdog warns.
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Lidl bottom of recyclable packaging survey, says Which? 19.7.2018 BBC: Business
Consumer group Which? says up to a third of plastic packaging in supermarkets is not easily recyclable.
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An Indian state bans plastic bags, straws and more. Will it work? 9.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In Mumbai, beaches are strewn with plastic trash, so now there's a ban on plastics — and set penalties for violators. But there are some exceptions.
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Morrisons brings back paper bags in latest fight against plastic 25.6.2018 BBC: Business
The supermarket will sell fruit and vegetables in paper bags as it tries to cut the use of plastics.
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Ebbw Vale firm Transcend Packaging lands McDonald's deal 15.6.2018 BBC: Business
Transcend Packaging is one of two firms which will supply the fast-food giant with paper straws.
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Corporation - plastic waste brand audit 5.6.2018 Hindu: News
Six brands produce 50% of all the plastic waste from households in the city, as per a brand audit carried out by the city Corporation’s green army und
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Tamil Nadu to ban on disposable plastic from next year 5.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Th ban comes into effect from January 1, 2019
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Football urged to tackle single-use plastics problem 31.5.2018 BBC: Business
Football leagues in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are urged to stop using single-use plastic.
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Suez waste company calls for 'pay-as-you-throw' to help recycling 28.5.2018 BBC: Business
Suez wants microchips in bins and says all packaging should have to be 50% recycled by 2025.
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Tetra Pak says plastic straws are vital 25.5.2018 BBC: Business
Tetra Pak thinks plastic straws should not be banned, but instead disposed of properly.
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McDonald's under pressure to scrap plastic straws 24.5.2018 BBC: Business
The fast food giant faces shareholder pressure to show "leadership in the elimination of plastic straws".
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Wet wipes could face wipe-out in plastic clean-up 8.5.2018 BBC: Business
The government says its plan to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste includes wet wipes.
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Companies sign up to pledge to cut plastic pollution 26.4.2018 BBC: Business
More than 40 firms including Coca-Cola have promised to reduce harmful packaging.
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Measure to block take-out container laws advances but is unlikely to become law 25.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A bill that would overturn local ordinances that ban non-recyclable containers cleared a committee, but may not make it to a floor vote.
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