Small island nations to slash marine pollution through $515m initiative

It will support island countries in the Atlantic, Caribbean, Indian and Pacific ocean regions to prevent the release of more than 185,000 metric tons of marine litter by 2027

The Carbon Column – The Big Zero Show.

The Big Zero Show is happening today! A big event for future Net Zero. In this article I look at the sustainability of events and things to consider when setting one up.

Nuclear waste removed from Sellafield

The waste has been held for 60 years, in what the NDA calls one of its most hazardous sites

Waste management giant Biffa receives £1.3bn takeover offer

The possible buyout proposal came from affiliates of a US equity firm

Scottish Government seeks views on circular economy proposals

Key proposals set out in the Circular Economy Bill and Waste Route Map include banning the destruction of unsold goods to ensure products never end up in landfills or are incinerated

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Heineken ‘behind 23% of the UK’s branded litter’

The drinks industry is responsible for more than a third of litter found in 2020 and 2021

Glitch leaves solar-powered bins full of rubbish

Smart bins that send signals when they are full failed to do so due to a technical issue

Where do used chopsticks go?

Footballer Tom Davies speaks about his project that sees chopsticks from Chinese restaurants recycled and turned into new products

Giant biomethane production plant switched on in France

Veolia and Waga Energy announced the commissioning of the production unit which used biogas from a non-hazardous waste storage facility

BBC makes £300k from plastic toys despite net zero pledge

The company has committed to reaching net zero by 2030 but continues to produce magazines with plastic ‘freebies’