Sainsbury’s squashes Halloween plastic waste by 15 tonnes

It is also encouraging fewer people to waste their pumpkins, only selling edible ones and providing recipes

Environment Agency urging Sikh community to reduce plastic waste

This is during the Bandi Chhor Divas celebration, which coincides with the COP26 climate summit

‘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

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

UK to trial reusable packaging in its takeaways

Just Eat has launched a reusable packaging trial that aims to tackle plastic pollution

British recycled cars get an eBay treat!

eBay UK has joined forces with insurers Aviva and LV to encourage the use of recycled ‘green’ car parts

A sticky situation gets £10m solution

Government has launched a taskforce to tackle chewing gum litter across England’s streets – with major producers investing up to £10m

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

Lumentum targets net zero emissions by 2030

Its headquarters in San Jose, California, a new research and development facility in Milan, Italy and a manufacturing site in Škofljica, Slovenia have all been transitioned to using 100% renewable electricity