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Winners of Waitrose & Partners' Plan Plastic – Million Pound Challenge Fund Announced

Five projects have won a share of £1 million awarded through the Plan Plastic Challenge. The winning entries are a diverse group from marine scientists to pioneering charities. Find out who the winners are.

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Author: Abigail Arden

Recycling on the go trial expands to Wales and Scotland

Leeds by Example has taken a fresh look at how to increase recycling rates on the High Street. Success has resulted in a secured agreement from Edinburgh and Swansea to replicate successful elements.

Our impact

  • 52,000 items of outgrown baby clothing redistributed to families via mothercare as part of the Gift A Bundle campaign
  • 5,000,000 coffee cups collected and recycled as part of the Square Mile Challenge
  • 50 Community Fridges in the UK network, each redistributing approximately 525kg surplus food per month

Tips for change

  • 7 ways to improve indoor air quality

    Air pollution isn’t only something that affects us outdoors. Research shows air inside our homes can actually be more polluted. Here are 7 ways to improve the air in your home. Read more

  • Tips for using less water in your garden

    We've asked gardener and designer Renée Canter to share her tactics for making sure the plants in your garden grow and thrive – without needing too much time or water Read more

  • Top tips for reducing plastic in everyday life

    You don’t have to be a plastics entrepreneur to start reducing your plastic waste. Here are our top tips to help you curb your plastic use today. Read more

  • Recycle your batteries

    178 million old, used batteries are stashed in people’s homes that could be recycled. #BringBackHeavyMetal and recycle your batteries at your nearest collection point. Read more

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