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United Biscuits and TerraCycle launch scheme to turn mixed plastic wrappers into garden furniture

Plastic biscuit wrappers are difficult to recycle as they are usually made of mixed materials that local councils cannot process. But now United Biscuits, maker of McVitie's brands including Penguins...

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