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

Auction house Christie’s pledges to become net zero by 2030

It is committing to a 50% reduction in its carbon emissions, achieving 90% diversion from landfill for its waste and providing all clients with packaging and printed material that is 100% recyclable

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

Government considers e-waste obligation for online retailers

By the end of 2021, online businesses may have to follow an equal obligation to collect old devices from customers

First biomethane PPA in Spain cuts emissions

Global services provider agrees deal to turn natural gas into biomethane.

Old wind turbine blades to be used to build bridge in Ireland

Two old blades from dissembled turbines will be repurposed to build a footbridge on a greenway in County Cork

Samsung unveils solar-powered remotes for entire TV line in 2021

The initiative is predicted to avoid the use of 99 million AAA batteries over seven years

Tesco ditches one billion pieces of plastic in 2020

The retail giant removed the plastic from a range of branded and own-label products

Mexico City’s ban on single-use plastics comes into force

The legislation is claimed to be the first in the country that promotes the elimination of various plastic items

IBM to create data platform to track plastic waste and recovery globally

The platform aims to serve as a single source of data about plastic waste