Turf Croft Herbs, supplied by organic food delivery service Abel & Cole, are now packaged in compostable zipper bags produced by packaging company TIPA.
According to TIPA, this technology is as efficient as traditional plastic at protecting the shelf-life of produce, but it decomposes back into the earth with no toxic residue, microplastics or other pollutants within a few months of being composted.
Thirty per cent fewer households will be going trick or treating this Halloween but 12.8 million pumpkins are still set to go to waste, reveals new research commissioned by environmental charity, Hubbub.
This year, Recycle Week 2020 (21-27 September) will celebrate the British public’s commitment to recycling during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, with research showing that nearly nine in ten households ‘regularly recycle’.
Developing sustainable fabrics, boosting textile recycling and bringing textile manufacturing jobs back to the UK are some of the key recommendations put forward in a new parliamentary report compiled by behaviour change charity Hubbub on sustainable fashion.
A new report by think tank Carbon Tracker and consultancy SYSTEMIQ has found that global efforts to tackle climate change and plastic waste could result in £300 billion of stranded petrochemical assets for the oil industry.
UK supermarket Tesco has teamed up with behaviour change charity to launch its ‘No Time for Waste Challenge’, which will target the 6.6 million tonnes of food waste generated by UK households each year.
The latest collection figures for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) for the second quarter of 2020 have been missed due to the severe disruption caused by coronavirus, according to data released by the Environment Agency (EA).
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced that it will be extending the plastic bag charge in England to all retailers from April 2021 as part of its ‘war on plastic waste’.
The Environment Agency (EA) has announced that it will be increasing storage limits at waste transfer stations under its new standard rules permits, with details revealed in a consultation response document on Monday (24 August).
Eunomia Research and Consulting has announced that it will be providing technical support to Zero Waste Scotland and the National Bed Federation (NBF) on a project to assess extended producer responsibility (EPR) approach to improve mattress circularity in Scotland.