Use of single-use carrier bags in Northern Ireland has risen by 8.2 per cent from the figure recorded for the first year after introducing a carrier bag levy, according to Department of the Environment statistics.
A new collaborative scheme at Reading Festival will study behavioural causes of festival waste and trial new services in an attempt to reduce the 20 tonnes of reusable waste left at the site each year.
High street retailer H&M has launched its first ever Global Change Award, giving five ideas focussing on closing the fashion loop the opportunity to receive part of a €1 million (£726,000) funding pot.
An amendment to an energy transition law that sought to ban French supermarkets from destroying unused edible food has been dropped for procedural reasons, but a new draft law has already been submitted to address the issue.
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