Biffa ordered to pay £600k for exporting banned waste to China

The waste management giant said it would seek to appeal against the verdict

Bali puts single-use plastic on a permanent gap year with wide-ranging ban

The move aims to stop items such as plastic bottles, carrier bags, coffee cups and polystyrene packaging ending up in the ocean

Global coal production forecast to grow to 2022

That’s despite major players pledging to scale down capacity

Reduced deforestation in Indonesia triggers carbon payment from Norway

It will be the first payment for reducing around 4.8m tons of carbon emissions under a climate initiative that started in 2010

Unilever and Veolia join forces for sustainable plastic packaging

They will work together to develop innovative solutions to improve the global waste collection and recycling infrastructure

Indonesia hops aboard plastic cleanup with bus bottle scheme

Surabaya’s recycling incentive scheme allows trash to be traded for tickets

Jakarta’s city government criticised for hiding polluting river

A screen has been installed over the water ahead of the capital city hosting the upcoming 2018 Asian Games

Indonesia and Malaysia join forces to fight EU phase-out of palm oil biofuels

The EU plans to cut the use of palm oil as biodiesel from 2030

Indonesia’s first utility-scale solar plants receive $40m investment

They will have a total capacity of 42MW

Historic agreement to protect globally important carbon store

The equivalent of three years of global greenhouse gas emissions are stored in the Congo peatlands