Tag: Waste

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Scrapping use-by dates would slash food waste – here’s what else could help Use-by dates increase food waste, prompting some supermarkets to shelve them. But what else can be done to reduce wastage? Economics Environment Food Society
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A road surface not to be sniffed at: the highway made of used nappies In what is believed to be a world first, a Welsh firm has turned used nappies in to a road surface. Will the idea gain traction? Environment Innovation Science Society
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Four reasons to be hopeful about the planned global plastics treaty Is this the beginning of the end for plastic pollution? A proposed global treaty dares us to dream. This is why we should be optimistic Environment Politics Society
Image for Five female-run businesses using design to create a waste-free world Positive.News | Brands of inspiration
Five female-run businesses using design to create a waste-free world These female-founded businesses have found novel ways of eliminating waste, including 'collaborating' with bacteria Written in partnership with What Design Can Do
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The plan to recycle Britain’s waste glass, with a little help from cows Glass is infinitely recyclable, but much of it ends up in landfill. One man has a smashing solution – and it involves cows Energy Environment Innovation
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Coming to a high street near you: factories that repair your electronics Can ‘fixing factories’ tackle the climate crisis and reduce waste? Campaigners think so – and want to open one on every UK high street Economics Environment Innovation Society Sustainable Development
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