Environmental compliance scheme Ecosurety has launched a £1-million fund to invest in projects that seek to reduce the environmental impacts of packaging, batteries or waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
City to Sea has announced that the Refill movement, which encourages people to use a refillable water bottle, is launching a new pilot with retailers including Costa Coffee, Morrisons and LEON that will show consumers where they can refill their coffee cups and lunch boxes.
A new recycling scheme at the University of Sussex aims to repurpose second-hand duvets for a range of uses, including as children’s car seat interiors and to cover floor surfaces in horse riding arenas.
On National Refill Day, Bristol City Council has announced the installation of eight new water fountains around the city to cut plastic bottle consumption. However, recent research by SodaStream found that only 28 per cent of councils are engaged with local plastic bottle waste initiatives.