World-famous fashion designer Stella McCartney is using her Winter 2017 ad campaign to highlight issues of waste and overconsumption.
Created in collaboration with artist Urs Fischer and photographer Harley Weir, the campaign’s artwork uses imagery of manmade waste to convey a strong message about sustainability. In the video below, for example, one image sees ‘clean waste’ on its way to a recycling centre, contrasted with the harsh reality of landfill in another.
Demand for Cromwell Polythene’s new Sansafe® 30 litre hygienic anti-microbial bin liners has surged since the start of the year, with the latest order seeing 22,500 bags being sent to Vienna for use across the Austrian capital.
Celebrity chef and waste campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has accused brands of ‘greenwashing’ responses to the burning issue of coffee cup waste, criticising in particular a campaign to increase high street recycling of takeaway cups.
Smart product design holds the key to erasing waste and creating a more circular economy. Edward Perchard talks to a host of experts about ecodesign, extended producer responsibility, and what's holding us back.
The Environmental Audit Committee is calling for the government to issue a ban on microbeads in cosmetics by the end of 2017, as it believes a voluntary commitment by cosmetic companies is not enough to stem the rise in plastic entering the oceans.
A partnership has developed new technology to extract unused paint with an industrial vacuum cleaner, with the companies behind it hoping that the process will ensure progress towards a circular economy.