IKEA customers in the UK offered vouchers in exchange for their old furniture

The so-called buyback scheme aims to reduce the amount of waste going to landfills and support the retail giant’s carbon goals

Could veg-based 3D printed batteries offer better charging?

Scientists say a new innovation could have around two or three times better charging performance than conventional lithium-ion versions

Solid non-recyclable waste to renewable gas project launched

Waste wood, paper, cardboard and plastic will be converted to renewable gas

Tech giants Apple and Amazon face backlash from MPs for ‘e-waste tsunami’ in the UK

The Environmental Audit Committee says the companies are contributing to 155,000 tonnes of waste electricals ending up in bins every year

Apple ‘dodges difficult questions about sustainability and repairability of its products’

The Environmental Audit Committee says the tech giant has continued to ‘swerve questions’ and avoided an honest discussion about electronic waste

Defra asked to secure recycling collections amid lockdown

‘Vital supply of good quality packaging material’ is facing a shortage as retail outlets close their shutters

Fashion designer unveils clothes made of old camping gear – they’re in-tents

Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne graduate Tuo Lei hopes the collection will inspire people to be less wasteful

Future food systems ‘must capitalise on circular thinking’

That’s according to a new report published by Veris Strategies, which says this is necessary to improve in terms of ethics, fairness and sustainability

Australian startup RETURNR launches deposit scheme for clean takeaway containers

The sustainable scheme replaces single-use takeaway containers with reusable plates and bowls

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