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Looking to be more sustainable? Here’s our top 10 tips to reduce your carbon emissions
Carbon Footprint

Looking to be more sustainable? Here’s our top 10 tips to reduce your carbon emissions

The average person in the UK contributes 5.15 tonnes of carbon emissions each year – double the global average

Scientists have found a way to convert plastics and CO2 into sustainable fuels using solar power
Science

Scientists have found a way to convert plastics and CO2 into sustainable fuels using solar power

The research team at the University of Cambridge have been working on creating a waste recycling system for four years

Cash for cans? What you need to know about the government’s new recycling reward scheme
Recycling

Cash for cans? What you need to know about the government’s new recycling reward scheme

At the moment only 70 per cent of drink containers in the UK are recycled

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Environment
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Environment

The environmental campaigner on a mission to ban disposable vapes
Pollution

The environmental campaigner on a mission to ban disposable vapes

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Why buying vegan leather isn’t as sustainable as you might think
Sustainability

Why buying vegan leather isn’t as sustainable as you might think

Meet the inventors ‘on a mission to make plastic disappear’ – with seaweed
Plastic

Meet the inventors ‘on a mission to make plastic disappear’ – with seaweed

‘I’m concerned for the future’: Beach cleaners on their battle to sort out Britain’s coastline
Environment

‘I’m concerned for the future’: Beach cleaners on their battle to sort out Britain’s coastline

100 billion pieces of plastic packaging are thrown away every year in the UK
Plastic pollution

100 billion pieces of plastic packaging are thrown away every year in the UK

How bad is plastic pollution – and what can I do about it?
Plastic pollution

How bad is plastic pollution – and what can I do about it?

Nurdles: The invisible plastic pollution problem
Nurdles

Nurdles: The invisible plastic pollution problem

How you can act on ocean pollution this World Oceans Day
World Oceans Day

How you can act on ocean pollution this World Oceans Day

How we can prevent ocean plastic pollution by improving UK recycling systems
World Oceans Day

How we can prevent ocean plastic pollution by improving UK recycling systems

What do recycling symbols actually mean – and what can I recycle?
Recycling

What do recycling symbols actually mean – and what can I recycle?

What 4,756,940 pieces of Lego lost at sea tell us about our attitudes to plastic pollution
Environment

What 4,756,940 pieces of Lego lost at sea tell us about our attitudes to plastic pollution

England’s polluted rivers are breeding drug-resistant diseases
River pollution

England’s polluted rivers are breeding drug-resistant diseases

France has banned plastic packaging on fruit and veg – why can’t the UK?
Plastic pollution

France has banned plastic packaging on fruit and veg – why can’t the UK?

Tory MPs vote to allow water firms to carry on dumping sewage in rivers
Environment

Tory MPs vote to allow water firms to carry on dumping sewage in rivers

Coca-Cola and McDonalds plastic pollution dominates UK coastline
Environment

Coca-Cola and McDonalds plastic pollution dominates UK coastline

8 easy ways to reduce your plastic consumption
Environment

8 easy ways to reduce your plastic consumption

Scientists are turning plastic pollution into vanilla flavouring
Environment

Scientists are turning plastic pollution into vanilla flavouring

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UK sends thousands of tonnes of plastic to Turkey to be burned every year
Environment

UK sends thousands of tonnes of plastic to Turkey to be burned every year

Boris Johnson urged to ban plastic waste exports as majority of Brits opposed
Environment

Boris Johnson urged to ban plastic waste exports as majority of Brits opposed

Water companies are ‘main cause of microplastic pollution’ in UK rivers
Environment

Water companies are ‘main cause of microplastic pollution’ in UK rivers

This is how you can fight plastic pollution in the UK’s biggest beach clean
Environment

This is how you can fight plastic pollution in the UK’s biggest beach clean