Chiming perfectly with the increasing noise about plastic waste, 24th – 30th September 2018 is Recycle Week, organised by WRAP UK. Now in its 15th year, the week is focused on encouraging everyone to recycle more, particularly around the home and with a timely emphasis this year on plastics. Customers welcome BYO campaign with open tubs … One pioneering local business has launched a new initiative that offers an easy way to get involved, and not just for Recycle Week….


Following successful roll-outs across a variety of UK cities in recent months, food sharing app OLIO launches in Cardiff as its first city in Wales. Smartphone users throughout the capital now have access to the app providing local people and businesses with a simple way to reduce food waste and connect with their community. OLIO is a free app that connects neighbours with each other and with local independent shops so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away. This…