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Recycling & waste world articles

Plastic straws and cotton buds could be banned in England to prevent pollution

Published: 19 April 2018

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds could be banned in England under new government measures announced at the start of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit.

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New app reGAIN launched to help consumers recycle unwanted clothing

Published: 18 April 2018

UK consumers will now be able to recycle their unwanted clothing via new app reGAIN.

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Costa Coffee commits to recycling 500m coffee cups a year

Published: 18 April 2018

Costa Coffee has committed to recycling the same volume of cups it puts onto the market by 2020.

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Scientists accidentally develop plastic digesting enzyme

Published: 17 April 2018

Scientists have accidentally developed an enzyme which can digest some of the most commonly polluting plastics.

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