Hubbub pledges £300k for new coffee cup recycling facilities in London

The launch of the new facilities is being promoted with an immersive art installation outside the Tate Modern, which has been made using 5,555 cups – representing the number of cups used every minute in the UK

Love Essex campaign urges people to sign up to plastics reduction pledge

The ‘Love Essex Not Plastic’ campaign aims to highlight the issue of single-use plastics and urge households to switch to reusable options and recycle more

New eco-packaging innovation opens the door for sustainable bespoke solutions

COLOURFORM, developed by the James Cropper group, aims to supply premium brands with high-quality, unique and sustainable packaging solutions so that they can work to reduce their environmental footprint

Switching from plastic packaging to other options ‘could actually harm the planet’

That’s the suggestion from a new report published by Green Alliance, which interviewed representatives from five of the UK’s major supermarkets as well as representatives from major consumer goods and beverage companies

Swedish firm wins €5.8m for battery recycling plant

Northvolt aims to use 50% recycled materials in all its new battery cells by 2030

Mars and Nestle join Total in plastic recycling consortium

The businesses join Citeo and Recycling Technologies in the move, which aims to develop a chemical recycling industry in France

Hilton scrubs up its sustainability act with soap recycling scheme

The hotel chain is launching a soap recycling programme to stop half-used bars being sent to landfill in the UK

Ireland cracks down on illegal waste dumping with map of legal collectors

Around €3m has been invested into local community measures to tackle illegal dumping this year

New US competition to advance energy efficient plastics recycling

The Plastics Innovation Challenge has set a number of goals for the US to achieve by 2030

Reverse vending machine hits the market to wind back the clock on waste

That’s the prediction from Andy Jacobs, CEO of ACM Environmental, the distributor of a new range of innovative devices under the EcoVend brand