The Caribbean clean up project that’s bananas!

ELN spoke to the CEO of a firm converting plastic waste into hydrogen to clean up banana packaging

bp and Brightmark to explore sustainable solutions for end-of-life plastics

They estimate the development of each plastic waste renewal plants could divert up to 400,000 tonnes a year of waste plastic from disposal to create sustainable products

Single-use plastic plates to be banned in England

A new public consultation is set to be launched to seek views on a ban on single-use plastic plates, cutlery and cups

Tesco rolls out national scheme to close the plastic loop

The retailer has introduced soft plastic collection points at all its large stores

Will Glasgow become home to new plastic-to-hydrogen plant?

The £20m facility will process non-recyclable plastics to create hydrogen that will be used as a fuel for vehicles

Can blockchain technology help trace plastic waste?

TotalEnergies has partnered with Circulor and Recycling Technologies to develop a traceability solution for recycled plastic waste

End of plastic tree guards for good!

Woodland Trust has pledged to phase out tree plastic guards to make planting more sustainable

UK’s plastic waste sidetracked!

The British operator of rail infrastructure has unveiled the ‘UK’s first’ recycled plastic railway sleepers

Plastic waste gets a vanilla flavour!

Scientists have developed a method to upcycle PET plastic into vanillin, a flavour compound used in the food and cosmetic industries

Fast fashion and online shopping fill wardrobes with plastics

Almost half of the clothes listed on fast fashion websites are wholly produced from new petrochemicals, according to a new research