The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has declared an advert from Innocent Drinks – which relays the message that buying the company’s products will have a positive environmental impact – as misleading.
The decision follows a months-long campaign for its ban from direct action group Plastics Rebellion, a sister organisation to Extinction Rebellion.
International waste management charity Wasteaid has announced a two-year partnership worth €900,000 (£800,000) with sustainable food packaging company Huhtamaki to drive community-level circular economy innovation in Vietnam, India and South Africa.
The Cup Movement’s new #TakeItBack scheme is seeking to raise awareness of the coffee cup recycling facilities available in Glasgow, whilst a new partnership with DS will expand coffee cup recycling options throughout the city.
Resource London has today (29 January) revealed a list of measures that could increase recycling rates in London flats by 26 per cent through simple solutions such as providing residents with clear information and ensuring that bins are emptied and cleaned regularly.
A report from think tank Green Alliance has highlighted that supermarkets are under increasing public pressure to cut down on plastic, resulting in the increased use of alternative materials which often have greater environmental consequences.