Budweiser to pilot new beer can with lowest carbon footprint in Europe

The can is produced using 100% renewable electricity and ultra-low carbon recycled aluminium

IKEA assembles new agenda for more sustainable wood use

The furniture and retail giant says the plan aims to further enhance biodiversity, tackle climate change and use wood in more innovative ways

Logitech commits to step up recycled plastic content of mice and keyboards by 2021

The firm says it will have shipped more than 50 million devices made with post-consumer recycled plastic by the end of next year

Electrolux develops vacuum cleaner made of 100% recycled and reused materials

It has worked in partnership with Stena Recycling for the prototype, using plastic and components from consumer electronic products, such as used hairdryers, vacuum cleaners and computers

Tarmac lays first recycled rubber road in London

Approximately 100 recycled tyres have been mixed into the road surface on Canrobert Street in Bethnal Green as part of the plan to reduce landfill and incineration waste

Britvic has secured a sustainability-linked loan worth £400m

The agreement links the soft drink producer’s progress towards its 2025 sustainability targets to the cost of the debt facility

Nike unveils its ‘lowest ever carbon footprint’ footwear

The sportswear and fashion company’s ‘Space Hippie’ trainers are made of scraps of material and yarn found on factory floors, as well as various other forms of waste

Serpentine Pavillion 2020 architects showcase role of green building materials

This year’s edition of the temporary architectural installation in Kensington Gardens will be designed and created by Johannesburg-based Counterspace

Mattel shifts towards creating toys from bio-plastics

The firm recently committed to using only 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastics materials across all of its products and packaging by 2030.

World’s ‘first recycled brick’ goes into production

Created by Kenoteq Ltd, a cleantech spin-out from Heriot-Watt University, the K-Briq is made from 90% recycled construction and demolition waste