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Environmental anxiety reaches highest level in 20 years

Environmental anxiety has reached its highest level since July 1990 with 21% of Britons mentioning the environment and pollution as a “major issue” for Britain, the October 2019 Ipsos MORI Issues Index shows.

This represents a six ...


Labour manifesto pledges to ban plastic exports

Labour’s general election manifesto has pledged to ban plastic exports and invest in a new domestic plastics remanufacturing infrastructure, in a push to redefine how the UK manages its waste.

The manifesto, which was released this week, ...



Marine bioplastic scoops James Dyson award

A new form of bioplastic made of fish offcuts has won this year’s UK national James Dyson Award.

MarinTex is made of locally sourced red algae coupled with organic fish waste - mostly fish skins and scales - ordinarily destined for ...



Toxic chemicals from plastic waste poison Indonesian eggs

Highly toxic chemicals have been found in dangerous concentrations in free-range eggs from two Indonesian communities that are swamped with plastic waste, the new Plastic Waste Poisons Indonesia’s Food Chain report shows.

In Tropodo, near ...




RB partners with Veolia to drive circular plastics economy

Health and home company Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has joined forces with Veolia to encourage a circular plastics economy by introducing several plastics initiatives.

The collaboration’s first project is its new packaging for Finish Quantum ...


CNG to offer carbon neutral fuel for HGVs

Compressed natural gas (CNG) infrastructure developer CNG Fuels has announced plans to become the UK’s first supplier of carbon neutral fuel for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).

The Solihull-based company expects to offer carbon neutral ...

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