How Far Does Your Recycled Waste Travel?

Sustainable Business

10 miles? 100 miles? 11,713 miles to the shores of China? Plastic Expert are back once again to tackle one of the larger and more poignant questions that pops up in the recycling and waste management industry – ‘How far does your recycled waste travel?’ This question is often raised as a consideration when discussing…

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Plastic Expert joins CIWM

Sustainable Business

Who are the CIWM? The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management is the professional body representing over 7,000 professionals in the sustainable resources and waste management industries. The majority of their authority and influence is here in the UK, but they have also grown a powerful overseas reputation as an expert body for waste management. Setting…

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Liberty Bottleworks

Sustainable Business

Recycled metal, recycled plastic, local workforce and a near zero waste factory. Let’s take a look at the very impressive Liberty Bottleworks…

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An Interview With Strooder

Sustainable Business

Strooder is a 3D printer capable of recycling its own plastic filament. It small and perfect for home use. We spoke to one of the Strooder team…

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The Fairphone

Sustainable Business

‘Hello? Yes, this is Earth speaking’ Environmentally conscious entrepreneurs around the world are all trying to making eco-friendly alternatives for everything from yoga pants to coffee machines. But what about the most used gadget in the world? You know what we’re talking about, the little device that controls our movements and attention 90% of the…

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An Interview With Ellie Ellie

Sustainable Business

Ellie Ellie offers unique gifts made through up-cycling, recycling, re-loving and general great sustainable behaviour. We spoke to the founder and MD…

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An Interview With Ecosia

Sustainable Business

Plastic Expert are delighted to welcome Ecosia… ‘The world’s leading environmentally friendly search engine’. Ecosia uses profits to plant trees and support other environmental projects to make a more sustainable world.   Who came up with the idea for Ecosia and what were the first steps to build it? Christian Kroll founded Ecosia in December…

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5 Green Businesses to look for in Bristol

Sustainable Cities

Food waste recycling, solar panels, a sustainable investment bank? Sounds like a pretty green Bristol…

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10 UK Businesses With a ‘Green Core’

Sustainable Business

Having a ‘Green Core’ is more than just a selling tool for some businesses. Some have a green ethos as their central focus, really working hard to use the size and power of their business to do good for the world. Other, smaller businesses offer an environmentally friendly alternative, even if it isn’t cost effective….

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