Government considers e-waste obligation for online retailers

By the end of 2021, online businesses may have to follow an equal obligation to collect old devices from customers

Peterborough greenlights solar park at former landfill site

The 2.9MW project is forecast to generate enough energy to power 700 homes

NAO: Landfill tax rise by 700% triggered spike in fly-tipping

National Audit Office has called on the HM Treasury to have a broader insight into the environmental impact of taxes

Solid non-recyclable waste to renewable gas project launched

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

Green light for £300m subsidy-free Teesside waste to energy facility

The Redcar Energy Centre, set for completion in 2025, is expected to divert between 350,000 and 450,000 tonnes of waste per year from UK landfill

Concrete plans to recycle Danish turbines

Scheme will recycle turbine blades for use in cement industry. Danes want to be seen as world’s best in reusing wind tech

Ban on single-use plastics starts in Mexico City

The city’s government passed the ban on disposable plastic items in 2019 but it has just come into force

Mind the fridge: Brits ‘bin almost 42% of the food they buy every year’

An estimated £2,675 of food is thrown away every year, according to new research

Recycled wind turbine blades can help clean up cement production – but how?

GE Renewable Energy says ground-up turbine blades could replace raw materials such as coal, sand and clay in cement manufacturing facilities across the US

‘World’s oceans could be flooded with 1.5bn face masks by the end of 2020’

Oceans globally face an additional 4,680 to 6,240 tonnes of marine plastic pollution, fuelled by the use of single-use PPE