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Friends of the Earth Manifesto for the 2019 General Election

As the UK heads for a snap election on 12th December 2019, Friends of the Earth shares the ten policies that should feature in all of the political party manifestos.

Click Here to visit the Friends of the Earth website to find out more.

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Call for a climate action plan in your local area

We’re facing a climate emergency – the greatest ever threat to our existence and a disaster for the natural world.

A comprehensive climate action plan is long overdue. But instead our government keeps making climate-wrecking decisions – like supporting airport expansion and funding the fossil fuel industry overseas.

That’s why we urgently need local […]

Where does recycling and rubbish from the UK go?

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Published on the BBC News website on the 30th September 2019

 

Waste company Biffa has been fined £350,000 for sending household waste, including used nappies and sanitary towels, to China. The waste was illegally labelled as paper.

So how much of the UK’s waste is recycled, and how much […]