Aldi to use recyclable plastic trays for fresh fruits and veg

The move is expected to help save around 256 tonnes of plastic a year

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

Water way to cut plastic pollution at Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf Group aims to cut the amount of waste produced at the site

‘Public deluded about amount they need to own and how much they waste’

Relocation firm Movinga says people must cut down on damaging levels of consumption

Cornwall takes the lid off food and drink carton recycling

The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment has partnered with Cornwall Council to slash waste in the region

Sewer blockages ‘costing Londoners £12m every year’

The London Assembly says once removed, blockages are often incinerated, further polluting the city’s air

Using waste materials to generate on-site heat and power

In the past, technologies capable of converting waste materials into electricity have either been huge, cathedral scale incineration plants or unreliable, dirty and inefficient small-scale combustion systems.

When is a waste not a waste?

Handling, transporting and treating waste materials can be a complex and expensive business.

Veolia to put a lid on coffee cup waste in 2019

The waste giant estimates it will collect 120 million cups for recycling over the year

Sellafield announces strategy to protect local economy as work nears completion

It aims to help secure inward investment and reduce the economic challenge of over-reliance on the local nuclear industry