Melting roads in 40°C heat! Could waste plastics be the answer?

The CEO of a small company reveals all

bp inks circular plastics deal

The energy giant has partnered with Clean Energy Planet which converts hard-to-recycle waste plastics into circular petrochemical feedstocks

Where do used chopsticks go?

Footballer Tom Davies speaks about his project that sees chopsticks from Chinese restaurants recycled and turned into new products

Recycled plastic bottles leach chemicals into drinks!

The lead author of a new study told ELN recycled bottles could ‘contaminate’ drinks with more chemicals than new bottles

UK looks at burning hundreds of tonnes of PPE per month to generate electricity

Nearly 15,000 pallets of unused masks and gloves could be burnt to generate energy

Viridor opens £317m Avonmouth plastics recycling and energy recovery plant

The facility near Bristol has the capacity to process 1.6 billion items of plastic and divert around 320,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from landfill every year

Aldi commits to selling only plastic-free wipes

The UK supermarket set to only offer biodegradable wipes

Could you be driving over your baby’s used nappies?

Used nappies are being repurposed for a road resurfacing project in Wales

London ‘produces up to a third more methane than estimates suggest’

Natural gas leaks are the biggest emitters of methane, new research finds

Ready for plastic waste-powered flights?

Virgin Atlantic partners with a company that will convert plastic waste to lower carbon jet fuel