BP to test technology to recycle plastic bottles repeatedly

The energy giant says it may offer the potential to divert billions of coloured PET bottles and food trays from landfill and incineration

Recycled plastic ‘now more costly than new polymers’

A new report suggests the battle against plastic pollution may not yet be won, as it warns economic pressures could drive manufacturers to use less environmentally-friendly options

Environmentally-friendly Chuck Taylors to hit the shelves

Converse is to release models made from recycled plastic bottles, upcycled textiles and reused cotton canvas

Picture of a facility with plastics ready to be recycled.
EU says industry’s plastic recycling pledges fall short

While the Commission welcomed the voluntary pledges made so far, it believes more needs to be done