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Social Media. It’s a polarising topic. Either it’s the origin of all that’s wrong with the world or the most brilliant way to keep in touch with friends and loved ones.

Ditching plastics would lead to larger environmental issues

2 Feb 2018 |
James Lee, Cromwell Polythene Managing Director

Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee encourages local authorities not to have a knee jerk reaction to anti-plastic media reports.

The last quarter – my swan-song as Chair!

1 Feb 2018 |
Andrew Bird, LARAC National Rep

It seems the last quarter has been a lot about single use – but with 8 meetings attended recently by me– no danger of the LARAC Chair being single use – a heads up for Carole!

Putting convenience at the heart of recycling

22 Jan 2018 |
Joseph Doherty – Managing Director of Re-Gen Waste Ltd

In her speech on the environment on 11th January 2018, Theresa May made reference to her election manifesto where she pledged, “to make ours the first generation to leave the natural environment in a better state than we found it.”

Communications: It’s not just about the money

18 Jan 2018 |
Stephen Bates, co-founder and Director of EnviroComms
Many of the industry’s leading commentators have noted the general decline in waste and recycling communications of late and the negative consequences on recycling rates, participation and costs (amongst others). Like many public-sector initiatives, austerity has become the ‘go-to’ reasoning but Behaviour Change Communications expert Stephen Bates from EnviroComms looks at another reason that might also explain the problem.