Black Friday has come around again – the annual sales event where retailers offer huge savings during extended opening hours, tempting shoppers to brave the crowds to get the best deals on items they didn’t know they wanted, contributing to throwaway culture and landfill waste.
Now, organisations like Greenpeace and Make Friday Green Again are promoting actions against excessive consumerism, encouraging would-be shoppers to bring communities together and get creative by making,... More
Environmental compliance scheme Ecosurety has launched a £1 million fund to support projects tackling the environmental impacts of packaging, batteries or waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
New figures from the Royal Society of Chemistry reveal that more than half of UK households have at least one unused electrical device, with 82 per cent having no plans to recycle or sell on their devices.
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has launched an inquiry into the environmental and human health impacts of electronic waste (e-waste) and the opportunities for the circular economy for electronic goods.