Research commissioned by Bakers Basco and carried out by YouGov has revealed that around half (46 per cent) of the UK public think too much multi-use plastic is recycled unnecessarily.
Alongside this, the research, which was carried out on a sample of 2,106 adults earlier this month, also found that 58 per cent believed businesses have a part to play in tackling this issue, while 56 per cent thought the same about local councils and 46 per cent about the Government.
Annual November savings event, Black Friday, encourages excessive consumerism but this year organisations are promoting creative making, upcycling and repairing to bring communities together and reduce environmental damage.
In the wake of China’s tighter import standards for recycling, the problem of contamination has been thrown into the spotlight. Gareth Morton discusses what the US is doing to tackle the issue – and what the UK can learn.
Overcoming barriers to recycling in flats in London is set to be the subject of a new partnership between Resource London and Peabody Housing Association in a bid to improve the capital’s flagging recycling rates.
Environmental Audit Committee Chair Mary Creagh spoke at the annual Kit Strange Memorial Lecture about the successes of the past year, the challenges ahead and the need to push the government for strong legislation on waste and resources.
Plastic waste and regenerative agriculture have been identified as two of seven ‘areas of dynamism’ shaping the future of sustainability, according to a new report by sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future.
Our annual power list of movers and shakers in the waste and resources industry attracted a record number of votes this year. Here, you’ll find the winners from 100 to one, each accompanied by a voter’s glowing review. Read on to discover who has played their cards right and proved to be our Top Trump for 2018