Levenseat to invest £4m to upgrade materials recycling facility in Scotland

The new facility is designed to process up to 200,000 tonnes of waste per year

bp inks circular plastics deal

The energy giant has partnered with Clean Energy Planet which converts hard-to-recycle waste plastics into circular petrochemical feedstocks

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Heineken ‘behind 23% of the UK’s branded litter’

The drinks industry is responsible for more than a third of litter found in 2020 and 2021

Veolia launches its first renewable-fuelled fleet

The fleet will be entirely powered by renewable hydrotreated vegetable oil

Where do used chopsticks go?

Footballer Tom Davies speaks about his project that sees chopsticks from Chinese restaurants recycled and turned into new products

Government criticised for signing ‘PPE recycling’ contracts

Veolia and Suez have reportedly been awarded contracts that will allow them to ‘incinerate’ unused PPE at their sites

Recycled plastic bottles leach chemicals into drinks!

The lead author of a new study told ELN recycled bottles could ‘contaminate’ drinks with more chemicals than new bottles

Businesses to pay for environmental costs of packaging

The introduction of the Extended Producer Responsibility scheme will ensure businesses will pay more for packaging that is harder to reuse or recycle

Could enzymes’ appetites be the solution to plastic waste?

Upcycling could be the answer to plastics that can’t be recycled

Carmakers across EU raided on suspicion of breaking cartel rules

The EU Commission is working closely with the CMA, investigating suspected anti-competitive conduct in relation to the recycling of old or written-off vehicles