Almost 2.1m waste items ‘back in the loop’ after recycling projects in Leeds, Swansea and Edinburgh

The Hubbub initiatives recycled 44.5 tonnes of waste, which is the equivalent of 20 adult rhinos

Morrisons goes glitter-free to make Christmas more sustainable

The supermarket chain has removed glitter across all its own-brand ranges of greetings cards, gift wrap, seasonal items and plants in stores

H&M introduces garment-to-garment recycling tech to close the loop

Customers will be able to recycle their old textiles into something new using the retailer’s new machine

Aldi scraps single-use fruit and veg bags

The supermarket giant expects to save more than 100 tonnes of plastic a year with the move

Water treatment company in New Zealand unveils ‘country’s largest’ floating solar array

The system, which covers one hectare of water surface, is expected to support the firm’s cost savings and emissions reductions targets

Could ‘world’s first’ 100% compostable bamboo plasters heal the planet’s wounds?

James Dutton, Founder of Nutricare spoke to FNZ about the business he created after an allergic reaction of his son to common plastic dressings

Plastic straws to be banned in England from tomorrow

The ban applies to all businesses that supply these products, including manufacturers and retailers

Tesco commits to tripling alternative meat sales by 2025

The commitment is part of the retailer’s collaboration with WWF that aims to reduce the environmental impact of food production

Sri Lanka sends 21 waste containers back to UK after discovering hazardous contents

Around 260 tonnes of rubbish arrived in the capital city of Columbo between September 2017 and March 2018 – they have now been shipped back to the UK

McDonald’s launches sustainable farming initiative for UK potato growers

The fast food giant’s partnership with McCain aims to improve water and soil sustainability