Cuts to Household Waste and Recycling Centres will ‘significantly’ hit recycling

Cuts to Household Waste and Recycling Centres will ‘significantly’ hit recycling

A survey for FCC Environment has found that further reductions in services at Household Waste and Recycling Centres could “significantly affect recycling rates”. The poll for FCC Environment, which runs 96 HWRCs for 24 local authorities, showed that around a quarter of people visit their HWRC at least every month, and 64% have used it […]

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Plastic tax to be introduced…

Plastic tax to be introduced…

Plastic tax is soon to be introduced by the government. This is to encourage businesses producing “bad” plastics to switch to more environmentally friendly materials. A wide range of Non-recyclable plastics such as drinking straws, black food trays, single use cutlery, takeaway packaging, crisp packets are some of products that will be affected in the plastic tax […]

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Walkers to end use of plastic in the 11 million packets produced a day…

Walkers to end use of plastic in the 11 million packets produced a day…

The UK’s biggest crisp brand has come under pressure to explain why it produces 7,000 non-recyclable crisp packets every minute, at their Leicester factory, fuelling the plastic waste – littering the streets and sea. The company has pledged to make the crisp packets 100% recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025, in which case they would […]

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Merlin Entertainment teams up with Coca-Cola…

Merlin Entertainment teams up with Coca-Cola…

Heard of Thorpe park and Legoland? Fab family day out…. Well recycle your used plastic drink bottles and receive vouchers for half price entry. Coca-Cola Great Britain announced the scheme on July 25th following research that 64% of people said ‘would recycle more on the go if they were awarded instantly for their actions’ Park visitors […]

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One Sunny Day in June…

One Sunny Day in June…

Exciting news here at Da Vinci HQ…our M.D Jonson Miller is now a married man(sorry ladies!). Him and his beautiful wife Lucy got married overlooking the spectacular Lake Garda in Italy, surrounded by sun-kissed, slightly tipsy friends and family, Chantelle and Craig included! A great time was had by all, They plan to honeymoon later […]

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