Could bitcoin pay the (heating) bills after all?

Heatmine’s device uses waste heat from generating cryptocurrencies to warm buildings

Delayed plastic tax ‘will see 700k tonnes of packaging binned’

The Labour Party says a vast amount of rubbish will be produced in the four years until the plastic tax is introduced

M&S launches new ‘eco bag’ to reduce plastic waste

It aims to encourage UK shoppers to avoid using single-use plastic bags while helping reduce poverty in Haiti and the Philippines

Glasgow unveils plans to become Scotland’s first circular city

It has also set a target for 15% of homes to be powered by renewable energy by 2030

Once you pop, you can’t stop – or can you?

A green group has called for Pringles packaging to be made fully recyclable

Welsh Government commits £50m to improve recycling

It will be consulting on new statutory guidance for councils and new regulations to require businesses to separate their waste in the way households do

Sandy Martin appointed as Waste and Recycling Shadow Minister

It is said to be the first ministerial or shadow position covering both waste and recycling, with a dedicated focus on the global plastic crisis

No-deal Brexit ‘could strand 1.8m tonnes of waste in UK’

A Lords Committee has warned that the waste industry has a number of concerns regarding leaving the EU

Indonesia hops aboard plastic cleanup with bus bottle scheme

Surabaya’s recycling incentive scheme allows trash to be traded for tickets

Circular clothing hits the catwalk at Dutch Design Week

Trash-2-Cash suggests textile waste should be chemically regenerated