Manufacturers must develop and use more ecological packaging.
Watchdog examining claims plastic waste is not being recycled but left to leak into rivers and oceans.
It fuels consumption, millions of tonnes of our plastic isn’t recycled at all, says academic Sharon George.
Chinese ban on waste imports is significantly affecting UK councils’ ability to collect and recycle plastic.
A decision has been made by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to close all of its mixed plastic recycle banks.
With more funding and product stewardship, the recycling crisis could turn into an opportunity.
80% say they would pay up to $10 per week for better services.
The UK’s recycling system is open to fraud because the government is failing adequately to check what is being reprocessed or sent overseas, according to the spending watchdog.