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

Insulation can pop at the same temperature as popcorn!

Scientists have discovered an eco-friendly type of insulation made of popcorn

UK declares war on plastic!

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

Industry slams PM’s phrase “recycling is not the answer”

The Recycling Association said Boris Johnson has “completely lost the plastic plot”

Gary Lineker opens football pitch made of recycled crisp packets

The Match of the Day presenter unveiled the Walkers project earlier today, which has been built in Leicester to benefit the local community and the environment

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