Burger King turns up the heat on plastic waste by scrapping free toys

The fast food giant has asked customers to hand in old toys to be melted down into new items

Six million people across UK lie about how much they recycle

This means nearly a tenth of the population are dishonest about where their rubbish ends up

Starbucks and Hubbub spill the beans on cup recycling winners

The Cup Fund is providing between £50,000 and £100,000 each to 12 winners

Leeds waste fraudster’s jail term extended by nine years

Terry Soloman Dugbo is currently serving a record seven years and six months in jail after defrauding the electrical waste recycling industry of £2.2m in 2016

Nuclear power ‘must be included in EU’s sustainable finance taxonomy’

A new petition calls for the EU to support nuclear power ‘as a part of a balanced, cost-effective and clean energy mix’

Geminor lands contract to handle waste wood in Norway

The companies involved believe the contract is the first of its kind in the country – it will see much of the wood recycled into furniture

Will eco-conscious clubbing be hitting a dance floor near you?

If you live near south east London’s Studio 338 then it might just be – the 3,000 capacity venue has announced a hot new lineup of green measures

Yorkshire Water and University of York team up on anaerobic digestion project

The project aims to provide better insights into the microbes that drive anaerobic digestion and find the ideal conditions to increase efficiency

New energy recovery facility opened in Glasgow

It will help divert 90% of all council waste and use it to generate enough electricity to power more than 26,000 homes a year

Edible drinks capsules get splash of government funding

Notpla, which is backed by drinks giant Lucozade Ribena Suntory, will use the funding to take its Ooho product a step closer to commercialisation