Welsh Water commits to net zero by 2040

It has set an aim to cut carbon emissions by 90% by the end of the decade, investing £80m in research and innovation over the next five years

Waste firm Viridor targets net negative emissions by 2045

It aims to remove more human-related greenhouse gas emissions than its operations produce, supporting the UK’s commitment to reach net zero by 2050

UK ‘dumped 210k tonnes of plastic waste in Turkey last year’

More than half of the UK’s claimed ‘recycled’ plastic waste is allegedly sent overseas

Anglian Water launches recruitment drive to tackle leakage

With its largest-ever recruitment drive, the water company aims to strengthen its position to tackle leakage

Scientists turn hard-to-recycle plastics into jet fuel

The breakthrough research is believed to provide a solution to the alarming issue of hard-to-recycle plastics

SES Water commits to all-electric vehicle fleet

The water company has promised to use only electric or plug-in hybrid employee cars

Challenge launches to find entrepreneurs with green waste solutions

WasteAid is awarding entrepreneurs in Johannesburg, Ho Chi Minh and Guwahati €10,000 each to support their waste reduction and recycling innovations

One in three of the UK’s biggest businesses commit to net zero

The government is calling on more companies to ‘step up, follow suit and pledge to join the fight against climate change’

Teesside to become home of ‘world’s first’ all plastic recycling plant

The plant, which is expected to be operational in 2022, is predicted to process 80,000 tonnes of plastic waste a year

New project launches to ensure more electric machines doesn’t mean more landfill

The project aims to stop the ‘electric revolution’ for technologies such as EVs resulting in more landfill in the future