Nestle unwraps £1.6bn of funding for food-grade recycled plastics

The food and drink giant has also committed to reducing its use of virgin plastics by a third by 2025

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

US grocery giant Kroger ‘to eliminate food waste by 2025’

The firm says its ‘Zero Hunger, Zero Waste’ scheme will see it accelerate food donations, with plans to donate a billion meals by 2020 and three billion meals by 2025

Infrastructure fund buys 70% stake in anaerobic digestion plant

The facility has a thermal capacity of around 10MW and a waste processing capacity of up to 100,000 tonnes per annum

Blaise Biogas AD plant in Kent seeks environmental permit

A consultation on the application is now open, with the local community invited to give their views until 31st January 2020

Fashion designer unveils clothes made of old camping gear – they’re in-tents

Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne graduate Tuo Lei hopes the collection will inspire people to be less wasteful

Plant-based coating promises to keep avocados out of the bin

Apeel’s innovative technology to reduce food waste is being launched in Europe for the first time

Water saving at work ‘is lagging behind turning off the taps at home’

Despite nearly two-thirds of public sector workers in England and Scotland saying they have cut the amount of water they use at home, less than half are taking these practices to work

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