End of plastic tree guards for good!

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

Enva boosts UK battery recycling capacity by 50%

It will enable the company to store and process more than 36,000 tonnes of batteries a year

UK’s plastic waste sidetracked!

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

Building plastic-free future brick-by-brick!

LEGO has unveiled plans to make bricks from recycled plastics

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

Plastic bag charge to increase to 10p in all shops in England

The change aims to further reduce the volume of plastic waste generated from the plastic bag sales

Scientists turn plastic bags, yogurt containers, plastic bottles into jet fuel

The breakthrough research is believed to provide a solution to the alarming issue of hard-to-recycle plastics

Morrisons to become the ‘first’ UK supermarket to ditch all plastic bags

The move is predicted to save 3,200 tonnes of plastic every year

‘World’s first’ facility to recycle all forms of plastic waste to be built in Teesside

The plant, which is expected to be operational in 2022, is predicted to process 80,000 tonnes of plastic waste a year

UK’s landfills ‘squeezed by 300m toothpaste tubes every year’

A new report suggests the aluminium lined found in many tubes makes them ‘a recycling nightmare’