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  • Published:
    Thursday 19 April 2018

  • Author:
    ThePlanetMark

  • Plastic bottle deposit return scheme: The Planet Mark™ view

  • Today's announcement by Environment Secretary Michael Gove to introduce a national deposit return scheme for single-use plastic and glass bottles and cans sends all the right messages to people and business. The public have been shocked by the huge cost to our oceans and natural world from plastic pollution and are calling for

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  • Published:
    Wednesday 28 March 2018

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    ThePlanetMark

  • Bywaters recycling plant cuts total carbon footprint by 12%

  • Bywaters operates a major materials recovery facility (MRF) in East London. The facility at the Lea River site reduced its total carbon footprint by 12% to 4,065 tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) in 2016, compared to 2015. The reduction easily outstripped the company’s carbon reduction target of 2.5% for that year. The reduction

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  • Published:
    Friday 23 February 2018

  • Author:
    ThePlanetMark

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  • Published:
    Thursday 30 November 2017

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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  • Published:
    Monday 04 September 2017

  • Author:
    ThePlanetMark