Asda proves it’s got the bottle to build plastic-based car park

The trial project at its store in Wakefield aims to explore how the carbon footprint of laying asphalt can be reduced while saving rubbish from landfill

M&S provides support for recycling with new bra scheme

The retailer is placing collection boxes in fitting rooms so old bras can be handed in, processed and reused

Magnum scoops up recycled plastic for ice cream tubs

It is part of parent company Unilever’s commitment to ensure at least 25% of its plastic packaging comes from post-consumer recycled content by 2025

Gillette shaves off carbon impacts with razor recycling programme

The Procter & Gamble brand has partnered with Terracycle, which specialises in recycling hard-to-recycle items and materials

Jaguar Land Rover explores using recycled plastic on its cars

The car giant is working with German chemical company BASF to develop the ‘premium-grade’ material

Government ‘must give local authorities more flexibility on waste’

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee says councils must have the freedom to develop their own recycling strategies

New partnership turns a latte of coffee cups into Hallmark cards

Paper mill James Cropper will supply responsibly-sourced paper pulp to the company to make a new line of green greetings cards

Cheers! Win for Marston’s at National Recycling Awards

The British brewery’s Group Head of Facilities will be speaking at the Energy Live Expo event at the QEII Centre on 5th November in London

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

North London’s nappies ‘significantly hindering recycling efforts’

The North London Waste Authority says contamination mean the recycling efforts of more than 1,000 households are regularly wasted