Innovate UK-backed initiative aims to scale up recycling process for rare earth metals used in electric vehicles
Two of the world's leading brands are pioneering new approaches to ensure their products have a longer life
Single-use plastics are helping keep people safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, but creating new challenges for governments in dealing with the waste problem
Company inks memorandum of understanding with Plastic Energy to explore feasibility of new facility capable of processing previously unrecyclable plastic film
Owner of Absolut Vodka and Jameson has delivered sustainable materials guidance to its 90 affiliates in order to ensure that single-use plastic is eliminated from point-of-sale items next year.
From plastics to fashion, the US chemicals giant is innovating in pursuit of a new approach for managing the world's most ubiquitous materials
Hubbub and O2 team up to trial new re-use initiative in Southwark, designed to help those without online access during the coronavirus crisis
French start-up secures backing from Goldman Sachs and others in bid to expand its marketplace for refurbished smartphones, laptops and tablets
Confederation of Paper Industries issues plea for public to ensure PPE is disposed of safely, amidst fears waste material could contaminate recycling
Up to £5m of interest-free loans for electrical waste treatment facilities and £600,000 of grants for charity-sector reuse organisations are now up for grabs
Packaging giant hopes that its new principles will cut waste, boost the amount of reyclable packaging materials on the market and address a widespread confusion among consumers over what types of packaging are recyclable.
Firm founded by ex-marketing director of Hello Fresh says onus is on startups to encourage sustainable consumption.
The collaboration bypasses the typical rhythms of the fashion industry to instead launch on Earth Day.
Discussions are ongoing between the two companies, and a final agreement is expected by mid-2020.
Honda Motor Europe expands partnership with SNAM to recycle end-of-life batteries from hybrids and electric vehicles
What is old is new again for the food industry as consumers become aware of the virtues of turning damaged apples and other fruit into purees, canned foods, breakfast items, and other products
The pandemic-induced lockdown has underlined how critical recycling is to UK supply chains, argues Viridor's Tim Rotheray
Trade body debuts Circular Aluminium Action Plan as sector bids to boost recycling rates
Two firms offer free household collection service for plastic bottle lids to combat global shortage of hand sanitiser dispensers
Demonstration plant to open next year for lab-engineered enzyme researchers claim can break down 90 per cent of PET plastic in 10 hours
Report: Four drinks brands accused of driving upwards of half a million tonnes of plastic waste annually
Tearfund estimates that the open burning of companies’ plastic products in six focus countries spews roughly 4.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent into the atmosphere each year.
Developer teams up with Eco Charger to launch system designed to boost EV battery efficiency and reuse