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Norway recycles 97% of its plastic bottles: a blueprint for the rest of the world? The Infinitum bottle deposit hub recycles 97 per cent of Norway’s plastic drinks bottles, almost all to such a high standard that they can b... Economics Environment World
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Edinburgh plastic-free grocery shop join’s the UK’s zero-waste ‘revolution’ The Refillery, the latest in a string of plastic-free shops to open up in the UK, encourages shoppers to ‘think beyond the bin’... Economics Environment UK
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Put your money where your values are: one woman’s mission to get us buying consciously A new website aims to inspire Londoners to spend their cash with social enterprises and businesses that tackle social challenges... Economics Society
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Upgrading your phone feels good – but saving the planet feels better E-waste is the fastest growing stream of waste in most countries worldwide. But there are plenty of alternatives to letting old or disused m... Written in partnership with The Phone Co-op
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Rebel bank sells art to buy back Londoners’ debts A combination of art and socially motivated stunt, HSCB is selling printed ‘banknotes’ to raise cash to buy back local people’s debt... Economics Society UK
Image for Online fashion giant Asos to ban mohair, cashmere, silk and feathers from 2019
Online fashion giant Asos to ban mohair, cashmere, silk and feathers from 2019 Shifting consumer expectations are reportedly behind the decision by Asos to ban certain animal-derived products from sale from next year... Economics Environment Lifestyle UK
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