‘World’s first’ cosmetic plastic bottle made from industrial CO2 emissions unveiled

L’Oréal and Total have teamed up with the carbon recycling biotech firm LanzaTech, which converts emissions into ethanol before is turned to polyethylene

Google commits to plastic-free product packaging by 2025

The tech giant has also pledged to use 50% recycled or renewable materials where plastic is currently used in its products

HP expands recycling initiative to reduce ocean-bound plastics

Returned products are recycled and processed to recover valuable plastics and metals for new products, helping divert millions of tons of waste from landfills

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

Britvic to move to 100% recycled plastic bottles in Britain by 2022

The British producer of soft drinks has brought the target three years forward from its original deadline

Iceland launches plastic-free bread and potato trials to reduce plastic footprint

The new trials are forecast to reduce Iceland’s plastic footprint by more than 350 tonnes every year

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

Body scanners ‘could limit fashion industry’s carbon footprint’ – but how?

That’s the suggestion from Ganit Goldstein, fashion and textile designer who spoke to FNZ about the way she managed to create a sustainable collection with the help of an innovative technology

Biogen to invest $250m to end fossil fuel use by 2040

The biotechnology company achieved carbon-neutrality in 2014

Nestlé announces $30m closed loop investment

With this funding, the firm aims to secure access to food-grade recycled plastics feedstock