Starbucks ‘Latte Levy’ and Wetherspoons Paper Straws – February 2018 Recycling News

February has been a huge month for recycling news and progress. As well as previously reporting on the plans to introduce a Norwegian style recycling system, this month’s roundup contains details of the new 5p charge for takeaway drinks at Starbucks and the reason why paper straws have appeared in the nation’s favourite pubs… Continue reading “Starbucks ‘Latte Levy’ and Wetherspoons Paper Straws – February 2018 Recycling News”


Coca-Cola’s ‘World Without Waste’ and ASOS Circular Fashion – January 2018 Recycling News

January 2018 has been filled with recycling and environmental updates as brands race to announce their sustainability goals for the new year. This month’s Recycling Round-Up includes details of a brand-new waste campaign from Coca-Cola, along with news for a circular fashion plan-of-action from worldwide fashion companies.

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Recycling Review 2016 – UK Rates Drop

Each year, the Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs records the UK’s annual recycling rates. This is to track the progress of Britain’s waste management as well as monitor these levels in terms of the European Union’s recycling targets. Britain’s level of recycled household waste increased every year from 2010 to 2014, however, it took a sudden plunge in 2015 and again last year.

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