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

Picture of a facility with plastics ready to be recycled.
EU says industry’s plastic recycling pledges fall short

While the Commission welcomed the voluntary pledges made so far, it believes more needs to be done

Roadmap to help UK businesses deliver ambitious plastics pact

It aims to enable the move of plastics from being a single-use disposable material to a ‘valued resource’

Once you pop, you can’t stop – or can you?

A green group has called for Pringles packaging to be made fully recyclable

Finland to lead EU battery recycling research

It will cover the whole process starting from their collection and processing

Welsh Government commits £50m to improve recycling

It will be consulting on new statutory guidance for councils and new regulations to require businesses to separate their waste in the way households do

Kellogg’s announces grrrrrrrrrreat sustainable packaging plan

The cereal brand aims to reduce waste and move to a more circular business model

Sandy Martin appointed as Waste and Recycling Shadow Minister

It is said to be the first ministerial or shadow position covering both waste and recycling, with a dedicated focus on the global plastic crisis

Unilever and Veolia join forces for sustainable plastic packaging

They will work together to develop innovative solutions to improve the global waste collection and recycling infrastructure

Indonesia hops aboard plastic cleanup with bus bottle scheme

Surabaya’s recycling incentive scheme allows trash to be traded for tickets