Plans submitted for plastics to hydrogen facility in Cheshire

The £7m plant is expected to treat up to 35 tonnes of unrecyclable plastics a day and create a local source of hydrogen

New £130m deal inked for 11 waste plastic to hydrogen facilities

Peel Environmental, Waste2Tricity and PowerHouse Energy intend to submit a planning application for the first site in Cheshire in the coming weeks

Single-use plastics: Government consults on standards for greener alternatives

It aims to identify gaps and get expert advice on the overall sustainability of bio-based and biodegradable plastic products

Plant-based plastics sprout up with £60m government investment

Along with an expected £149 million investment from the private sector, this money will be used to slash single-use plastic pollution

Norway pledges additional £8.4m for UN Environment

Norway has earmarked funds to support efforts to combat marine pollution

Nottingham Council pledges to become plastic-free by 2023

The city council plans to reduce the use of plastics at events such as the annual Goose Fair

Veolia invests £1m in Dagenham plant to boost plastic recycling

It says the investment follows an ‘increasing need and interest of manufacturers’ for recycled polymers

Poultry producer aims to meat 100% recyclable packaging goal by 2025

Moy Park has also committed to removing avoidable single-use plastics from its offices and restaurants by 2020

Samsung unboxes its plans for sustainable packaging

It is ditching plastic packaging used for its mobile phones, tablets and home appliances

UK Government selects 50 young environment ambassadors

The announcement is part of the 2019 ‘Year of Green Action’ aimed at encouraging more people to be involved in projects to improve the natural world