EU plastic packaging recycling almost doubled since 2005

However, only 12% of material resources used in 2016 came from recycled products and recovered materials

Tokyo 2020: Finishing line in sight for sustainable medals

All the medals for the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo will be made from recycled materials

Fixing fashion: MPs call for penny per garment tax to reduce waste

Textile production is said to contribute more to climate change than international aviation and shipping combined

Formula E races ahead with battery recycling

The recovered materials will be transformed into metal alloys that can be used again in new rechargeable batteries

M&S launches in-store plastic take-back scheme

Consumers can take a variety of plastic packaging that are currently not recycled by local councils and typically end up in landfill

Tommy Hilfiger unzips 100% recycled luxury denim range

An innovative mechanical recycling process used less water and energy as well as fewer chemicals

Work beings on new rubbish energy facility in London

It is expected to treat up to 700,000 tonnes of waste a year and become operational in 2025

Circular clothing hits the catwalk at Dutch Design Week

Trash-2-Cash suggests textile waste should be chemically regenerated

Aldi to use recyclable plastic trays for fresh fruits and veg

The move is expected to help save around 256 tonnes of plastic a year

Morrisons introduces paper bags to fight plastic pollution

It expects to roll them out in all 493 stores by the end of the summer