Teesside benefits from £1bn household waste to plane fuel project

The site is being built by Saudi Arabian company Alfanar, with an aim to be operational by 2027

UK plastic waste to be counted by thousands of Britons

A campaign will help households measure their plastic footprint

Government cracks down on fly-tipping

The waste crime costs £392m a year

New facility converts non-recyclable waste into sustainable aviation fuel

The £600m biorefinery will be based in the North West of England and could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70%