Crunch time: Walkers announces crisp packet recycling scheme

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Announcement follows criticism of Walkers from green groups and consumers over their efforts to improve recycling of crisp packets

Crisp fans will soon be able to send their empty packets for recycling into new plastic products under a new scheme announced on Friday by crisp brand Walkers and recycling specialists TerraCycle. Walkers...

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