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

Thames Water and Kingston Council plan to harness ‘poo power’ to heat homes

The project is the first of its kind in England and supports the council’s target of being carbon neutral by 2038

future Net Zero Standard with Carbon Expert joins UN’s Race to Zero

Race to Zero aims to mobilise groups and organisations outside of national governments to send a signal that businesses, cities and investors are united in meeting the Paris Agreement’s goals

Enviro and Michelin set out plans to build tyre-recycling plant in Chile

They say the facility will be able to recycle 30,000 tonnes of construction equipment tyres every year

Veolia and Carbon Clean to trial carbon capture at energy recovery facilities

The technology will extract and purify CO2 from combustion flue gas emissions into a valuable commodity that can form part of a new circular carbon economy

Veolia increases plastic recycling by 8,000 tonnes per year

The resource management company aims to promote the UK to a circular plastic economy with increased recycling

United Utilities issues £300m sustainable bond

The eight-year bond will go towards projects that improve the resilience of water and wastewater infrastructure, reduce carbon emissions and support customers struggling to pay their bills

Scottish Water installs roof-mounted solar panels at treatment plant

The 174-panel installation is expected to help offset around 16% of the electricity required to operate Campbeltown Water Treatment Works