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The plastic people still recycle incorrectly – and does it really matter?

How should you dispose of plastic cutlery, bottles, salad bags and glass? Can these common items be recycled, and how do you know? We explain how to recycle in the UK.

How good are the UK’s councils at explaining their recycling systems?

Our data suggests councils are failing to educate UK residents on how to recycle correctly at home. But why is it important, and what can you do?

Tesco and Iceland’s crackdown on supermarket plastic bags

Tesco has announced a ban on plastic bags arriving with online groceries and Iceland is trialling a plastic-bag-free shop. Other supermarkets are already cutting down on plastic bags. What are the online grocers doing about plastic?

Seven ways to recycle better

Whether it’s giving packaging a quick rinse or taking stretchy plastic to a supermarket collection point, there’s lots you can do to cut down on plastic waste and help the...

How much do you really know about recycling plastic?

Plastic packaging can be confusing, and it's hard to figure out what is and isn't recyclable. We explain the types of plastic common in the UK and what to do with them.

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