Plastic waste

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

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

Not all vegan leather is equal or environmentally friendly

The Environment Act targets have been published. So what do they really mean?
Environment Act

The Environment Act targets have been published. So what do they really mean?

‘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

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

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

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?

The growing movement to end UK waste incineration
Air pollution

The growing movement to end UK waste incineration

What happens to plastic waste in the UK?
Environment

What happens to plastic waste in the UK?

Piles of plastic dumped at Downing Street in campaign against plastic exports
Environment

Piles of plastic dumped at Downing Street in campaign against plastic exports

Plastic pollution: Huge majority of Brits support tax on plastic packaging
Environment

Plastic pollution: Huge majority of Brits support tax on plastic packaging

Sadiq Khan approves 100 water fountains across London
Environment

Sadiq Khan approves 100 water fountains across London