Global warming

Venues and festivals have saved thousands of pounds and hugely reduced their plastic waste by switching to a reusable cup system, according to research. Research carried out by international environmental consultancy Eunomiafound that venues in Bristol that replaced single-use plastic cups with reusable alternatives using a deposit return system (DRS) have made significant financial savings,

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The Government’s proposal to establish a tax on plastic packaging could cost households 7p per week, according to new research. The estimate assumes the tax cost is transferred to households by packaging producers and retailers. It also considers projected levels of recycled content in packaging. The cost has been derived from research undertaken by Imperial

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