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Defra Want YOUR Views – Should Compostables Become Part of Mainstream UK Waste Collections?

Now here is a huge opportunity. Do you believe compostables have a role to play?

The UK Government is about to completely overhaul our waste systems, and are seeking YOUR views.

This is your chance to tell Defra, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, if you want to see compostables become part of mainstream UK waste collections, and see the Government encouraging the use of renewable, plant-based materials.

We don’t think it’s okay to carry on relying on export to deal with the UK’s contaminated low-grade packaging waste. We have composting facilities here in the UK, but just need to develop our collection infrastructure.

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Dispenser napkin design revamp

Vegware's new 33cm 1-ply dispenser napkin design - 100% recycled, UK made by Vegware
Vegware’s new 1-ply dispenser napkin design, coming to a cafe near you soon!

Everything needs a refresh now and again, right? Well meet our new dispenser napkin design.

If you use our 1-ply napkins then over the next wee while you’ll notice a subtle change in the design. Rather than wiping your mouth on print, we have put our design in the left corner. Next to WRAP’s Recycle Now swoosh, the text reads:

100% recycled

UK made

by vegware

So there we are – look out for them, coming to a cafe near you!