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Maria Spyraki MEP from the European Parliament explains the five necessary steps to reduce marine litter – Engagement, Education, Empowerment, Engineering, and Enforcement – in light of the problem of plastics ending up in the oceans of the world.
New forms of packaging and sustainable plastics made from plants, wood chippings and food waste could be a step closer, thanks to new business and government investment.
Waste management experts from Indaver explain exactly what the process is when disposing of the bin bags left outside the front of our houses
Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey and Transport Minister Michael Ellis are leading a push to tackle the impact of particulate and plastic pollution from brakes, tyres and road wear.
René Garello, IEEE fellow and Professor at IMT Atlantique, discusses how data analytics is being used to track the circulation of plastic in the ocean and help scientists to ensure sustainability.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds in England, following overwhelming public support for the move.
Single-use products should be banned immediately to prevent further damage the environment, business waste and recycling experts have said.
From joggers picking up bottles as they go, to global sporting bodies pledging to tackle plastic head on, athletes, enthusiasts and sporting amateurs are collaborating to fight for cleaner oceans.
The ocean’s pollution with plastics has stirred multiple promising responses across the globe: Are we on the verge of a new type of global governance? Prof Dr Raimund Bleischwitz explains how such governance may look and what is still missing.
Vice President, European Commissioner for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen hails the success of the European Strategy for Plastics thanks to the transparency and full involvement of all stakeholders.
Two scientists from Teysha Technologies discuss how organic material can now be turned into a viable plastic substitute.
Wulfric Blackwell, Habitats Project Manager at Thomson environmental consultants argues that sustainability begins in the workplace and reveals how businesses can help reduce their carbon footprint.
Dr Stuart Jauncey, Managing Director of Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, provides insight into how hospitality leaders can make a sustainable difference.
It is a necessity to have a recycling policy in the current business world. The following article will explain why your organisation needs a policy.
A report has shown that, far from being a light-hearted stocking stuffer, candles are one of the worst offenders for Christmas-related landfill.
The Government’s resources and waste strategy provides a clear framework for long-awaited resource and waste management policy in the UK.
Paddy Bradley, Director of the Swindon and Wiltshire LEP gives an engaging glimpse into game-changing clean growth innovation taking place in Swindon and Wiltshire.
The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have reached a provisional agreement on the new measures proposed to tackle marine litter
New £60 million government funding is set to support the UK with developing sustainable and environmentally-friendly plastic packaging from food scraps.
Ranjit Baxi, Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) President and Founding President of the Global Recycling Foundation comments on the issues facing the global recycling industry and what plans the Global Recycling Foundation has for 2019, including the upcoming second annual Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2019