Researchers from the University of Liverpool have secured £965,000 worth of funding awarded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for a project that aims to make the plastic packaging for products such as shampoo bottles more sustainable.The funding makes up part of the UKRI’s £8 million investment into sustainable packaging under its Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge, which is supporting... More
Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion has joined a coalition calling on the Government to decarbonise the waste sector, highlighting ways in which the UK could reduce its reliance on energy-from-waste and meet its net-zero target of 2050.
With over half of the UK public agreeing that sustainability is a key factor in choosing the clothes they wear, WRAP has urged UK businesses to demonstrate their commitment to tackling the carbon footprint of producing clothes by joining Textiles 2030.
Green Alliance research finds that identifying and penalising producers of low-quality electronics could drive efficiencies annually worth up to 800,000 tonnes of avoided carbon dioxide equivalent emissions.
Following Italy’s Prime Ministerial Decree on 25 October, which banned physical attendance at exhibitions, the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) has reorganised Ecomondo and Key Energy 2020 to take place on its digital platform from 3 to 15 November 2020.
David Newman, Managing Director of BBIA, considers the key messages of the new report 'A System Change Compass: Implementing the European Green Deal in a time of recovery', co-authored by SYSTEMIQ and the Club of Rome.
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.
Defra’s announcement that it is now illegal for businesses to supply plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds to customers has been heavily criticised by environmental charities for not going far enough.