In the media
Bucks Free Press - 15/06/2021
Which? - 29/03/2021
Can you recycle disposable face masks?
The huge rise in use of disposable face masks around the world is bad news for the environment, but if you’ve seen disposable masks that claim to be ‘eco’ or recyclable, think twice. Environmental groups have raised concerns about the impact that single-use face masks, which are made of plastic, is having on the environment.
Huffpost - 24/03/2021
How To Recycle Your Disposable Face Masks
Before the pandemic, it felt like a movement was brewing, as more people turned their backs on plastic and prioritised the future of the planet. But when Covid hit, we didn’t always have the luxury of shunning single-use products.
BBC iPlayer - 25/11/2020
Kym Marsh and Gethin Jones present a lively mix of topical content and expert advice.
The Press - 07/11/2020
York vet group launches new recycling project
A YORK-BASED veterinary group has launched its first major environmental project by recycling PPE used in practices during the coronavirus pandemic.
Direct Industry - 15/10/2020
Face Mask: Reducing Waste While Staying Safe
With increasing evidence that face masks may help slow the spread of COVID-19, global use of personal protective equipment (PPE) seems set to continue to increase. But keeping ourselves safe should not be at the cost of the planet. Organizations are developing new solutions to reduce the negative impact on the environment.
The Northern Echo - 13/02/2020
Pupils join TerraCycle scheme
The City of Durham Parish Council has been working with schools in the community on the scheme.
TerraCycle, a company which recycles typically hard-to-recycle waste, is also involved, and has provided pupils with Zero Waste Boxes.
The Press - 21/01/2020
Specsavers goes green in York
SPECSAVERS York is expanding the store’s ability to recycle people's contact lenses and packaging in a bid to reduce the town’s plastic usage.