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
From plastics to fashion, the US chemicals giant is innovating in pursuit of a new approach for managing the world's most ubiquitous materials
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.
Bright Blue's Patrick Hall sets out four immediate actions the government should take to combat plastic waste
Environmental groups and green businesses broadly welcome strategy, which aims to 'make sustainable products the norm'
The initial headline-grabbing pledges to phase out single use plastic may have become old news, but the new normal is seeing hundreds of companies quietly advance their plastic reduction strategies
Heinz is exploring ways to roll out the initiative across other retailers, a move that could reduce CO2 emissions by up to 3300 tonnes a year.
Refill stations, recycling points, and a 'naked florist' are all to be trialled at a Leeds store
Colgate-Palmolive said it will share its tube technology with competitors in a bid to help make recyclable tubes an industry standard
Research highlights poorly thought-through approaches to tackling plastic pollution and failure of government leadership
As a major new report reveals the huge complexity shaping the industry response to the war on plastic, Green Alliance's Libby Peake argues a more coherent approach is urgently required
Company says it has met its target to halve plastic packaging and is now working to make all its branded packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by the end of 2022
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The beauty giant's operations director is a keen diver intent on driving down the firm's plastic use
Businesses need to deal with highly complex technical and economic challenges in order to meet plastic reduction targets, report shows
Hubbub is urging consumers to think twice before buying Christmas Party outfits they will only wear once
Cardboard trays trialed on one steak cut is to be rolled out to entire range from mid-December
Water brand announcements flag the complexities of making their packaging more sustainable
Boots to start offering customers their medicines in 100 per cent compostable bags made using potato starch
James Dutton started making eco-friendly plasters from bamboo fibre in his kitchen four years' ago - now the brand is available in 36 countries around the world
App that shows people where to refill water bottles is being expanded to cover food, groceries, cleaning products, and toiletries
There's tremendous progress toward eliminating single-use plastic packaging - Why are activists so unhappy?
Research has found only a tiny proportion of people are making the most effective lifestyle changes to shrink their carbon footprint