Plastic waste
Teysha Technologies develops biodegradable plastic alternatives

Its AggiePol bio-plastic is derived from sustainable, natural feedstocks such as starches and agricultural waste

Pile of plastic bottles
Businesses in plastics value chain commit $1bn to cleaning up planet

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste includes companies such as ExxonMobil, Shell, Total and Veolia

Lush bath bombs make a fizz about going plastic free

The brand is opening an entirely plastic free shop in Manchester this Friday

Coal fire
The smoke clears from household fuels with new Clean Air Strategy

The government has announced only the cleanest wood-burning stoves will be available for sale from 2022

Thames Water fined £2m after raw sewage kills fish

The judge ruled numerous failures in the management of a sewage pumping station were to blame

South East and Southern Europe nations pledge to reduce pollution

Countries in the Western Balkans region currently rank among the worst in Europe for air pollution

The Muswell Hill Moment: Air pollution’s link to obesity

Watch the video to find out what the public think

Fireworks ‘more polluting than energy-from-waste plants’

Waste management firm Indaver says energy recovery facilities are actually strictly regulated

Air pollution pumps up the risk of heart attacks

A new report from the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants outlines a range of cardiovascular risks

‘Noise may mean air pollution risks are overstated’

A new study suggests the supposed dangers of noise pollution and harmful emissions may be conflated