I enjoy a tasty crisp occasionally. The flavours have really expanded in recent years with the arrival of new brands on the market. They offer a great variety and have driven every producer’s offering up a notch. Rarely do we get a bad quality crisp or a packet that fails to deliver fresh crunchy taste. That’s due to the very high tech that’s gone into the material used to make these crisp packets that keep the crisps in prime condition until they reach our hungry mouths.
We’re perplexed and happy to see the rollout of the latest Repak PR campaign TeamGreen . It’s a laudable aim – to get more people aware of and actually doing recycling. But is it just a cynical ploy to ‘look busy’ with taxpayers money and be loose with Repak members’ fees? Are we being eco-scammed by a greenwashing campaign or is it a legitimate effort to help us cut waste volumes, cut our waste costs and live more sustainably? So let’s see who are the winners and losers
Date : 19 February 2014 We welcome the recent Serco published new research investigating the impact of recycling incentives. Serco commissioned Eunomia Research & Consultancy to explore the effect of incentives and reward schemes on recycling rates in over 30 boroughs across the UK with encouraging results. The study shows that authorities with recycling incentives schemes recorded an average 8% increase in recycling which led to a 4% reduction in landfill. 25% of residents