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PlayBack: Mattel launches toy recycling scheme


Mattel, the toy giant behind Barbie, has launched a new take-back and recycling scheme for used toys.

Tesco removes plastic rings from beer and cider packs


In what it claims is a first among UK supermarkets, Tesco is scrapping flexible plastic rings on all beer and cider multipacks.

10p plastic bag charge to come into force for all English businesses in two weeks


The UK Government has confirmed that it is increasing the levy applied to single-use plastic carrier bags to 10p this month, with business urged to prepare ahead of the implementation date of 21 May.

Co-op to remove plastic bags for life from all stores


Co-op will remove plastic bags for life from sale in all 2,600 stores, citing concerns that they are increasing the amount of plastic in circulation, instead choosing to offer customers 10p compostable bags.

Shampoo bars and sustainable shoes: Rounding up the big Earth Day product announcements


A string of big-name brands, including SC Johnson and Vans, have bolstered commitments on resource use or launched products with circular economy principles to mark Earth Day 2021. Here, edie rounds up the announcements.
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