Consumer goods firm Henkel makes green goals for 2025

It has committed to making 100% of its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by this date

New scheme boosts recycling behind bars

HMP Dovegate has opened a TV recycling initiative to help prisoners learn new skills and help reduce waste

Severn Trent snaps up food waste recycling firm in £120m deal

Agrivert UK generates energy from food waste and has five anaerobic digestion facilities

Hubbub launches rubbish collection barge made of recycled plastic

The environmental charity’s new vessel was officially launched by Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey

Waste treatment centre in Benin offers villagers cash and biogas

The centre converts more than a tonne of pineapple waste alone into useful fuels each day

Biffa buys waste and recycling firm for £16.2m

The buyout will broaden its services throughout Birmingham and the West Midlands region

‘Record-breaking’ public support to use tax system to tackle plastic waste

The government’s recent call for evidence attracted an ‘unprecedented’ 162,000 responses

Cornwall takes the lid off food and drink carton recycling

The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment has partnered with Cornwall Council to slash waste in the region

European Metal Recycling ordered to sell five scrap metal sites

The competition watchdog is concerned the sites bought from Metal Waste Recycling might lead to a ‘worse deal’ for suppliers and customers

Sustainability is in the can with new water offering

Tesco is among the first UK retailers selling canned water to provide a more sustainable alternative to plastic bottles