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British banks have been facing growing pressure from climate activist groups to step up their commitment to fighting climate change. Many major banks are beginning to launch climate change products, as well as…

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2020 has been without question an incredibly challenging year for all of us; with this in mind, we at Let’s Recycle It LTD would like to sincerely thank everyone for their support and their loyalty. This has probably been the toughest year for recycling in as long as any of us can remember. The obstacles…

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Over the last 10 years there has been a pronounced increase in anti-plastic sentiment from activist groups and the general public. All industries that rely on plastic have been feeling the pressure to find alternatives and transition towards more sustainable business models. While there has unquestionably been widespread irresponsible handling and disposal of plastic, it…

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As of Thursday 5th November 2020, England is officially in its second full lockdown. Unlike the first lockdown, schools and universities are to stay open; however, all non-essential businesses must close and all those able to work from home must do so. People are also being told to stay at home, with the only exceptions being…

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When the coronavirus pandemic hit the UK and we went into lockdown in March 2020, the hygiene industry was left fully exposed. COVID-19 revealed just how unprepared for such an event we were; people went out panic buying and key hygiene products were nowhere to be found in supermarkets. Toilet paper, soap, disinfectants, gloves, masks…

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The UK government is set to introduce a deposit-return scheme (DRS) for all drinks containers that will come into effect from 2023 and will be implemented across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Under this scheme, consumers will be required to pay a charge when purchasing drinks that they can later reclaim when the containers are…

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On Tuesday 2nd September, Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed the government’s plans for implementing new coronavirus restrictions in the UK. The reactions to these measures in the media and around the country have been extremely varied. Many express that they feel the new regulations are appropriate and will help bring the rate of new infections down…

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As you venture through the beautiful Welsh countryside, it becomes obvious that the Welsh government must be applauded for taking a stand in doing something to tackle plastic waste. Expected to come into effect in the first half of 2021, Wales is introducing a ban on a long list of single-use plastic items. They have…

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