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Jordan Burling: The teenager left to waste away

Image copyright West Yorkshire Police Image caption Jordan Burling, pictured in 2013, died three years later weighing under six stone (37kg) A teenager was so emaciated when he died that his appearance was compared to…

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Garden waste collection charges rise to £74m a year

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than half of councils now charge for green waste collection UK councils are charging almost £74m a year between them for garden waste collection, BBC research has suggested….


Plastic and other waste found in British mussels

Image copyright Getty Images Researchers have found tiny pieces of plastic in all the samples of mussels they tested in British seawaters and bought from local supermarkets. The scientists, from the University of Hull and…


Ribena waste used by Leeds scientists to make hair dyes

Image copyright PA Image caption Blackcurrant skins can be used for pink, red, purple, violet and blue colours A natural hair dye based on the blackcurrant waste from the production of Ribena has been created…



Boy, 8, finds shotgun on waste ground in Bootle where ‘children play’

Image caption The boy went to find an adult after finding the shotgun, who then alerted police Police said there could have been “an absolute tragedy” after an eight-year-old boy found a shotgun on waste…



Plastic waste: What are the alternatives?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive ways to break up with plastic Plastic straws and cotton buds could be banned in England as part of a government drive to reduce waste. Sixty…


Plastic doesn’t reduce food waste, study finds

Plastic is the most widely used packaging material in the EU – with 37% of all food sold wrapped in it – but it’s not actually helping us reduce food waste, despite manufacturers claiming it…


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