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What are UK supermarkets doing to tackle plastic bags?

Last week, The Co-op announced that it will be replacing single-use plastic bags with compostable ones. The new bags, which have already been trialled in 22 stores in England, will now be introduced in more than 1,400 of the Co-op’s 2,500 stores across the UK. The supermarket chain has said the bags will breakdown within 12 weeks under certain conditions, …

Why Recycling Isn’t Enough

by Sarah Moyes, Social Media Volunteer       There’s no doubt that we should all be recycling as much as possible. So many things from plastic bottles to drinks cans and paper can be recycled. And of course, it’s much better to put these items in the recycling bin rather than just throwing them away. Recycling gives drinks bottles …