Washing up
South African dishwashing liquid cleans up with 100% recycled bottles

Unilever’s Sunlight brand claims to be the number one selling dishwashing liquid in South Africa

Investment worth £480m secured for Cheshire energy recovery facility

Tata Chemicals Europe says the plant is expected to help divert around 600,000 tonnes of waste from landfill

Ribena bottles
Ribena bottles to get recycling-friendly redesign

The brand says the new bottles will be more easily identified and categorised by automated sorting machines

Plastic cutlery
EU backs 2021 ban on single-use plastics

The new measures are expected to save €22 billion in environmental damages by 2030

Tesco
Tesco trials plastic-free fruit and veg

The supermarket says the pilot will see 45 of its products sold loose at two branches in Watford and Swindon

Plastic waste on African beach
Diageo, Unilever, Coca Cola and Nestlé pledge to clean up plastic in Africa

The firms say they want to improve the recycling rate of plastic waste, create jobs and boost business

Brexit: Waste firms urged to review contingency plans in no-deal scenario

Changes to border controls could have an impact on some waste exports if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

UK announces £9.75m cash boost for councils to clean up high streets

It comes ahead of the ‘National High Street Perfect Day’, a locally led and funded community clean-up planned for this summer

Asda
Asda removes 6,500 tonnes of plastic from own-brand packaging

The supermarket chain claims it has reduced the amount of plastic used to sell almost 1,000 products

Hyke Gin
New gin hits the shelves – and it’s made of leftover grapes

Foxhole Spirits has launched Hyke Gin, which is made of fermented and distilled table grapes