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

There are 69m pieces of wanted furniture in the UK – but don’t throw yours away!

The NLWA is urging people to upcycle unwanted items rather than dump them or buy new ones, in order to help avoid massive volumes of waste clogging up landfill sites

Bread and beer
Could a new beer be the best thing since sliced bread?

Toast Ale brews its Pale Ale, Craft Lager, Session IPA and American Pale Ale using unsold loaves and unused crusts that would otherwise be binned

Rubbish gift? Site sells waste as designer goods

Hunting for a lampstand crafted from motorbike parts to give your loved one for Christmas? How about a designer dress styled from vintage fabric? Then look no further – a new website championing designer goods made from recycled items launched this week. The Remade in Britain site also lists items such as furniture made out […]