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Why the new Scottish Parliament must kick-start our transition to a circular economy

Developing opportunities for businesses working on a circular economy in Scotland would reduce our contribution to the climate crisis.

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Have your say on South Lanarkshire’s new incinerator

Viridor are proposing to build one of Scotland's biggest incinerators in South Lanarkshire.

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What’s next for Scotland’s circular economy?

Almost a year after Scotland's Circular Economy Bill was postponed, we look ahead to what's next for Scotland's transition to a circular economy.

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Have your say on Killoch Incineration plans

East Ayrshire Council has granted planning permission for a new "energy-from-waste" incinerator.

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Will Scotland ban single-use plastics in 2021?

Single-use plastic items are a symbol of the throwaway culture, but by next year, many of these ‘disposable’ items will be banned across Europe.

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Plastic free periods: the growing inequality issue

During this week’s Environmenstrual Week, we’re looking at how plastic free periods are a growing inequality issue.

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Why we can’t recycle our way out of the climate crisis

We must keep pushing for systemic changes to tackle the problem of plastic at its source.

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Coronavirus proved our waste and recycling workers are key, now let’s protect them properly

Recycle Week is recognising the sacrifices that key workers and citizens have made to keep recycling going.

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How fracking in America makes Scotland the home of plastic production

As global plastic production increases, we look at where all the plastic is actually coming from.

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