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Plastic recycling is failing – here’s how the world must respond
Plastic recycling has a much higher cost than you realise.

Plastic recycling is failing – here’s how the world must respond

Academics discuss the true cost of manufacturing and recycling plastic, not just on the planet, but the poorer nations who sort through it.

Meet the woman with a ‘radical’ solution to water pollution
Water pollution

Meet the woman with a ‘radical’ solution to water pollution

Lizzie Carr founded Planet Patrol after her paddle boarding hobby alerted her to the severity of water pollution in the UK.

Government ‘risks harm to health and environment’ by not banning disposable vapes
Pollution

Government ‘risks harm to health and environment’ by not banning disposable vapes

75 per cent of Britons support a ban on disposable vapes.

Ever thought about earning money from recycling? Bower Recycling is making it happen.
Recycling

Ever thought about earning money from recycling? Bower Recycling is making it happen.

Westminster is ‘failing’ to tackle plastic waste if it seeks to block Scottish recycling scheme
Recycling

Westminster is ‘failing’ to tackle plastic waste if it seeks to block Scottish recycling scheme

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Looking to be more sustainable? Here’s our top 10 tips to reduce your carbon emissions
Carbon Footprint

Looking to be more sustainable? Here’s our top 10 tips to reduce your carbon emissions

Scientists have found a way to convert plastics and CO2 into sustainable fuels using solar power
Science

Scientists have found a way to convert plastics and CO2 into sustainable fuels using solar power

Cash for cans? What you need to know about the government’s new recycling reward scheme
Recycling

Cash for cans? What you need to know about the government’s new recycling reward scheme

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Environment
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Environment

The environmental campaigner on a mission to ban disposable vapes
Pollution

The environmental campaigner on a mission to ban disposable vapes

Why buying vegan leather isn’t as sustainable as you might think
Sustainability

Why buying vegan leather isn’t as sustainable as you might think

Meet the inventors ‘on a mission to make plastic disappear’ – with seaweed
Plastic

Meet the inventors ‘on a mission to make plastic disappear’ – with seaweed

‘I’m concerned for the future’: Beach cleaners on their battle to sort out Britain’s coastline
Environment

‘I’m concerned for the future’: Beach cleaners on their battle to sort out Britain’s coastline

How bad is plastic pollution – and what can I do about it?
Plastic pollution

How bad is plastic pollution – and what can I do about it?

Nurdles: The invisible plastic pollution problem
Nurdles

Nurdles: The invisible plastic pollution problem

How we can prevent ocean plastic pollution by improving UK recycling systems
World Oceans Day

How we can prevent ocean plastic pollution by improving UK recycling systems

How you can act on ocean pollution this World Oceans Day
World Oceans Day

How you can act on ocean pollution this World Oceans Day

Why you should count your plastic waste to help fight pollution
Plastic pollution

Why you should count your plastic waste to help fight pollution

What do recycling symbols actually mean – and what can I recycle?
Recycling

What do recycling symbols actually mean – and what can I recycle?

What 4,756,940 pieces of Lego lost at sea tell us about our attitudes to plastic pollution
Environment

What 4,756,940 pieces of Lego lost at sea tell us about our attitudes to plastic pollution

England’s polluted rivers are breeding drug-resistant diseases
River pollution

England’s polluted rivers are breeding drug-resistant diseases

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Tory MPs vote to allow water firms to carry on dumping sewage in rivers
Environment

Tory MPs vote to allow water firms to carry on dumping sewage in rivers

Coca-Cola and McDonalds plastic pollution dominates UK coastline
Environment

Coca-Cola and McDonalds plastic pollution dominates UK coastline

8 easy ways to reduce your plastic consumption
Environment

8 easy ways to reduce your plastic consumption

Scientists are turning plastic pollution into vanilla flavouring
Environment

Scientists are turning plastic pollution into vanilla flavouring