Is this the end of expiry dates? Sniff tests could tackle food waste!

Morrisons has decided to scrap ‘use by’ dates on milk products to save thousands of tonnes of household milk thrown away every year

Aldi pays back customers for recycled plastic bottles

Customers are able to return plastic or glass bottles and aluminium cans in exchange for vouchers worth up to £5

Manufacturer eyes zero waste wind turbine blades by 2030

LM Wind Power aims to send no excess manufacturing materials to landfills without energy recovery

UK declares war on plastic!

Plastic plates, cutlery, wet wipes, tobacco filters, sachets and single-use cups could soon be banned in England

City of Miami to meter waste to boost recycling and cut emissions

The initiative will equip city bins with Compology’s smart cameras that take photos of the inside of the bins and use AI technology to measure how much and what types of waste are present

Used batteries will ‘triple over the next 25 years’

Scotland is predicted to be flooded with an estimated 60,000 tonnes of used batteries, new research finds

Discarded Reading Festival tents ‘could take 10,000 years to decompose’

Festival-goers leave the festival and tonnes of plastic waste destined for landfill – including tents, used underwear and condoms

Defra refutes disposable nappy tax – but how would it protect the environment?

Brits dispose of around 3bn disposable nappies per year, which makes up 3% of household waste. Could a tax have changed this? What do parents think?

Living next to landfill site has made five-year-old’s life ‘unbearable’

Tom Currie, uncle of a five-year-old boy living next to a Staffordshire landfill site told ELN, noxious fumes are affecting his nephew’s breathing problems

EBRD takes stake in Turkish waste-to-energy firm

With the investment, EBRD aims to promote private-sector collaboration in municipal waste management