New global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at source signed by global governments and 250 organisations
Firms are under pressure to tackle the scourge of plastic waste, but are their new strategies credible and could they prove counterproductive?
Major new global initiative draws some of the biggest clothing brands together to promote vision of a zero waste fashion industry
ASDA, Lidl, Tesco and Waitrose among more than 40 of the UK's biggest food and drink firms backing new pledge to eliminate unnecessary single-use plastics
Ethical fashion figurehead and circular economy pioneer call for bold action on throwaway fashion, as new data reveals less than one per cent of clothing is recycled into new garments
M&S, PepsiCo and Unilever among 150 organisations calling for ban on oxo-degradable plastics, which are thought to be a major cause of microplastic pollution
ING Bank report argues closed loop systems in global water industry could provide cheaper and more eco-friendly alternative to desalination