Renewable materials and energy – the answer to net zero plastics?

A new report suggests zero-emission plastics are a possibility and the only thing halting progress ‘is the will’

ExxonMobil buys stake in Norwegian biofuels company

The oil major struck a deal that would enable it to buy three million barrels of biofuels a year

Views sought on Alton energy recovery facility environmental permit variation

The Environment Agency is looking specifically for environmental or health considerations from members of the public, as the request from Veolia is a ‘significant variation’ to the existing Alton permit for the proposed facility

Is this the end of expiry dates? Sniff tests could tackle food waste!

Morrisons has decided to scrap ‘use by’ dates on milk products to save thousands of tonnes of household milk thrown away every year

England missed household waste recycling target

Recycling from household waste fell by 1.5% in 2020, according to official data

CMA investigates Veolia/Suez merger

It believes the merger could create a loss of competition and hike in costs for waste management services

Aldi pays back customers for recycled plastic bottles

Customers are able to return plastic or glass bottles and aluminium cans in exchange for vouchers worth up to £5

Manufacturer eyes zero waste wind turbine blades by 2030

LM Wind Power aims to send no excess manufacturing materials to landfills without energy recovery

Wet wipes clog up the River Thames

A new report has found that wet wipe pollution in the river has grown to the size of two tennis courts in the last six years

COP26 internationally recognised for sustainability

The summit achieved the standard given to the most sustainable events