‘UK’s first’ £165m plastic recycling plant hits application status

The site will be based near Ellesmere Port and if approved could prevent more than 190,000 tonnes of carbon emissions per year

Paint one of the largest plastic polluters in Earth’s oceans

New research reveals we are painting our oceans with the same bad brush

‘Plastic pollution exacerbates climate change’

Both issues should be intrinsically linked and have joined solutions, rather than being considered separate suggests a new report

Liverpool FC partners to recycle 500,000 plastic bottles per season

It has joined forces with SC Johnson to turn used bottles at Anfield into Mr Muscle cleaning bottles

Worldwide collaboration will stop ocean plastic pollution from tripling

A new report claims that if the world work together on curbing plastic waste, more than 80% of pollution to Earth’s oceans could be prevented

Heinz unveils paperboard sleeve for multipack canned products

It has partnered with WestRock to eliminate 550 tonnes of plastic from store shelves in the UK

Discarded Reading Festival tents ‘could take 10,000 years to decompose’

Festival-goers leave the festival and tonnes of plastic waste destined for landfill – including tents, used underwear and condoms

‘Supermarkets must do more to cut plastic packaging’

A new study claims Brits believe supermarkets have not done enough to reduce plastic in their stores

‘Coca-Cola most polluting brand on UK beaches’

A report has been released claiming that two-thirds of the UK’s plastic and packaging can be traced to just 12 companies

Nike football kits kick out carbon

The 2021/2022 shirts are made from 95% recycled water bottles, which Nike claims reduces their carbon emissions by up to 30%