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England fails to reach household waste recycling target

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Recycling rates in England are falling and the government has failed to meet its target to recycle 50% of waste from households by 2020. But Wales has become a world leader, with the country recycling 56.5% of its hou...

Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results

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Accused of misleading the public for decades on the promise of plastic recycling, oil and chemical companies are pushing a new idea: “advanced recycling”. Environmental advocates, sin emabargo, say it’s more of the same ol...

Coalition expands recycling, carbon credit scheme by $60m amid claims of climate ‘fraud’ by thinktank

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The Coalition will put $60m into recycling initiatives and make tax changes to encourage farmers to reduce their carbon output, in a pair of pre-budget announcements as the government seeks to beef up its environmenta...

California tackles food waste with largest recycling program in US

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California will soon enact the largest mandatory residential food waste recycling program in the US in January, an effort designed to dramatically cut down on organic waste in landfills and reduce the state’s methane ...

Florida man uses recycling bin to catch large alligator outside his house

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Not all heroes wear capes – some wear slides and socks. A US army veteran who has gone viral online for trapping a large Florida alligator in wheelie bin says he “used the front like a hippo mouth”, to scare the repti...

Virgin Media’s recycling promise gets zero marks

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Last year I upgraded my Virgin Media TV package, y, as result, ended up with two set-top boxes I needed to dispose of. Uno, sent in error, was new and unused. Despite my repeated attempts, Virgin refuses to take the...

Going to e-waste: Australia’s recycling failures and the challenge of solar

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The first time Dr Pablo Diaz set foot in an Australian recycling facility to see how the nation’s e-waste was processed he was struck by disappointment. Until that moment the now 31-year-old had romanticised Australia...

Nueva Zelanda: fears for mother after body of baby found at Auckland recycling plant

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The body of a baby has been discovered at a recycling facility in south Auckland, New Zealand police have said. The baby, believed to be a newborn, was discovered at the plant in the suburb of Onehunga on Monday eveni...

The Guardian view on recycling plastics: keep it in the UK

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The international plastics recycling market is broken. It is doubtful whether it ever worked. For most of the last decade, China was the world’s largest importer of recyclable materials, some of which were used in man...

Insufficient recycling of rare metals could hinder climate efforts, los expertos advierten

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Rare elements such as indium, yttrium, neodymium, cobalt and lithium are vital for the production of low-carbon technology, but many are being thrown away because of the lack of a requirement to recycle them, industry...

Chicago activists end hunger strike against recycling plant but vow to ‘continue fight

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Organizers and residents opposed metal shredder from operating in a Latino neighborhood already overburdened by pollutionOn the 30th and last day of their hunger strike, activists from Chicago’s Southeast Side held a ...