In the second instalment of our analysis of the cosmetics and personal care industry, Rachel England examines its problem with packaging and considers measures being taken to turn the sector a more attractive shade of green
Known for secluded sandy beaches, the Pacific Islands are an idyllic getaway. But after years of tossing rubbish in open dumps, waste is becoming an issue. Kevin Stanely looks at what’s being done to clean up paradise
Recycling is taking increasing prominence in the public’s environmental consciousness, but this doesn’t necessarily translate into behaviour. Rachel England examines the flaws in relying on reported data, and considers some of the barriers to participation
Defra has published a report that has evaluated the UK's progress towards sustainable development and shows areas of improvement such as renewable electricity, and areas of deterioration such as aviation emissions.