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

Sustainable phone dials in to a circular future

The Fairphone 3 has been designed to be fully modular and repairable, meaning that if one component fails, the entire device does not need to be replaced

Repairable and upgradable battery charges onto the market

Battery developer Aceleron says its devices can be repaired, upgraded, reused and recycled, unlike most batteries which are thrown away when one component fails

Burberry brings old fishing nets to the catwalk

The fashion giant has created a new material out of waste clogging the oceans and filling landfill sites

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