Welsh Government Introducing Single-Use Plastic Ban


Following a consultation that took place in 2020, the Welsh government has proposed a ban on many common single-use plastic items. It was said in the announcement that this would be the most comprehensive legislation introduced by any of the UK nations on single-use plastics.

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Contaminated Recycling Costing Taxpayer ‘Millions’

Contaminated Recycling

Contaminated Recycling Bins The recycling industry in the United Kingdom is facing a growing problem as households are more and more often failing to properly dispose of the waste they produce. The last few years have seen this problem steadily increase as residents place greater amounts of non-recyclable waste items, such as food waste or…

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Ireland Burns 70% of Plastic Waste

Plastic Waste

Data from Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows that the country’s plastic waste recycling rate is only 28%. This is a very troublesome figure in the face of Ireland’s 2030 emissions reduction targets.

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