Swedish battery tech start-up receives €47m EU backing

The loan will boost Nilar International’s research and development programme to demonstrate commercial viability of its technology

Tech firm pays for mass tree planting in London after recycling blunder

Certain companies must register with an accredited compliance scheme and recover and recycle packaging waste, which EMC Computer Systems failed to do

Total Lubrifiants launches range of recycled hydraulic fluids for industrial use

The firm claims they are ten-times less energy-intensive to produce than traditional options

Morrisons ditches hard-to-recycle black plastic from its products

The move accounts for almost 4,000 tonnes of plastic being made more easily recyclable

Coca-Cola scraps plastic packaging for multipacks

The move is expected to remove 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastics per year

Tesco to ban brands that use excessive plastic packaging

The supermarket will remove all non-recyclable and hard to recycle materials from its own products

Coca-Cola thinks outside the bottle with scheme expansion

The project supports the company’s ambition to collect and recycle the equivalent of a bottle or can for every one it sells by 2030

Northern Irish firm aims to roll up carpet waste for good

The tiles will be resold to local community groups or social housing, reused as a floor surface for use in horse riding centres or burned to create energy

Nestlé says YES! to recyclable paper wrappers

It is part of the global food giant’s commitment to ensure all its packaging is recyclable or reusable by 2025

EU plastic packaging recycling almost doubled since 2005

However, only 12% of material resources used in 2016 came from recycled products and recovered materials