27th September 2019 Plastic recycling

Where does our plastic recycling go – UK’s dirty secrets?

Recycling is not new. In times when resources were precious and pre-industrial revolution, people often recycled, reused and repaired much more than now.  The Japanese were recycling paper in the 11th century; medieval blacksmiths made armour from scrap metal. During the second world war, scrap metal was made into tanks and women’s nylons into parachutes. […]

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10th October 2017 single use plastic water bottles

How do you like your water? Out of the tap or in a polluting single use bottle or can?

Recently we saw a new product CanO Water (https://www.canowater.com/) which provides, in their words: “a fully recyclable alternative to single use plastic bottles”. Their USP, is that the can, containing just water, is fully recyclable and does not contribute to the growing problem of plastic pollution. The can is made from Aluminium so has value […]

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