Cup, cup and away

A new grant fund of between £50,000 – £100,000 has been launched by Hubbub and coffee giant Starbucks seeking to kickstart paper cup recycling activities across the UK. Here, Hubbub CEO and founder Trewin Restorick looks at the barriers to cup recycling.

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Unintended Consequences

Bernie Thomas, principal consultant at Resource Futures, says “solutions aren’t perfect” when it comes to packaging recycling. He says in a knee-jerk quest to solve one problem, we risk developing practices which themselves have unintended consequences…

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Streets Ahead

Eunomia’s senior local Government specialist, Neil Greenhalgh, turns his attention to street cleansing and the role it plays in reducing the environmental impact of plastics. He says a high quality, effective and efficient street scene service has far-reaching benefits

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