What led to the single-use craze?

It seems like out of nowhere that everybody began jumping on the green bandwagon this year boasting about their green products, circular initiatives and action against single use plastics. Somebody’s eyes must have been opened somewhere along the line… One of the first eye openers in recent years was the introduction of the plastic bag …..

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Just a drop in the ocean

Have we gotten to the point where simply recycling won’t be enough to reverse the problems that we’ve already created? Our seas are now filled by 8m tonnes of plastic every single year, however, the tide is turning. More than 6.3bn tonnes of plastic waste has been produced since the 1950s, of which, more than …..

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Human Extinction On The Agenda

According to experts, plastic pollution will have a catastrophic impact on the human race if change isn’t made immediately. This news comes as a result of the evidence gathered during the Volvo Ocean Race – an extreme sailing event that happened around the world, during which samples were taken from every part of the ocean, …..

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It’s a good job you don’t live here!

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if fines were introduced for individuals who have been caught still using single-use plastic including plates, cups and utensils? That’s exactly what has happened at an island off the east coast of Italy named Isole Tremiti – an archipelago. Beginning from May 1st 2018, anyone caught using plastic dining items is …..

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A plastic pact

All of a sudden it seems like plastic has become a huge problem. Despite the fact that plastic pollution has been ongoing for decades. Following the recent discovery of a plastic eating enzyme, a mass move against the use of plastic straws and rumors of a bottle return scheme, more large-scale companies have signed up …..

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The Final Straw

In the same week that scientists have discovered an enzyme that eats plastic, the UK is now expecting to be hit by a complete wipe-out of plastic straws and cotton buds. Nearly 8.5 billion plastic straws are thrown away every year, and i’m sure you’ve all seen the images and videos available online showing the …..

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The next big hope for recycling

Remanufacturing is one way of reducing our overwhelming need for new plastic to be made, thus reducing the amount of plastic that is recycled and sent to landfills, or thrown away into the sea. But what if we could actually make the plastic disappear without putting it in the ground or chucking it into the …..

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Are you recycling correctly?

Many of us think we know what recycling is and how to do it. However we find ourselves recycling the wrong things altogether. The worst part is, that it’s costing the taxpayer more than £500,000 each year. Why does this happen, you might be wondering? Well, just 1% of recycling waste being contaminated with wrong …..

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Green Is Good

Broccoli, apples, grapes, cucumber… our remanufactured toner cartridges. Just a few things that are good for you! Although we don’t recommend eating the latter. Today’s society has a green approach towards anything and everything – in fact, it isn’t just an approach, its an expectation, and there are no exceptions for businesses – particularly those …..

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Tips and tricks for boosting your CSR

As we all know, recycling is a legal requirement for all organisations that are suppliers of electronic and electrical waste, no matter how you market or sell your products – YOU are responsible. Are you aware of your businesses responsibilities? Even though we’d like to, we’re not here to shove more information about responsibilities and …..

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Recycling is your responsibility

Here’s a not-so-friendly reminder that recycling is your responsibility – DO IT!!! As often as we can, we’re trying to promote the idea that recycling is your responsibility. Imagine if we all tried to pass it off as something that wasn’t our problem to deal with. If we think it’s something that we can leave …..

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