Overflowing rubbish leads to wheelie bin black market

Inadequate bin collections have led some members of the public to take matters into their own hands

UK’s weekly shop generates 54m kilos of plastic waste a year

Two kilos of the average UK household’s supermarket haul is made up of plastic packaging

If Carlsberg did sustainable packaging…

… now they do! New ‘snap packs’ aim to slash the amount of plastic needed to package beers

More than £300k announced to bin litter across UK

The government funding aims to help councils, charities, businesses and public projects take innovative steps to tackle waste

Scottish waste recycling rises above 60% for first time

Seven million tonnes of waste was disposed of sustainably over 2016

Volvo unveils electric dump truck to bin emissions

The automotive manufacturer says the FE Electric will enable cities to reduce many of the problems associated with heavy goods vehicles

‘EU must not count burning waste as renewable power’

A group of environmental organisations and businesses say this can distort markets and damage the environment

Despite hating rubbish, 94% of Brits wouldn’t stop a litterbug

Only 3% think they would confront a litter lout, depending on the circumstances

‘Global governments must unlock hidden waste treasure’

A new report calls for international leaders to demonstrate the impact recycling can have on improving the environment

Morrisons bins single-use plastic bags

Morrisons is the latest supermarket to announce it will scrap single-use carrier bags. In a move to slash the amount of plastic waste it generates, the retailer will start phasing out the plastic bags from the beginning of March. It will mean customers will have to bring their own bags or pay 10p for a […]