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Australian governments impose recycling rules after packaging industry fails on waste
New rules agreed at meeting of environment ministers welcomed as breakthrough by conservationists

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

09, Jun, 2023 @7:57 AM

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Scotland delays deposit return scheme by at least two years, blaming Westminster
Scottish government says UK ministers’ decision to exclude glass from the scheme effectively sabotaged it

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

07, Jun, 2023 @3:59 PM

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The news from a Mozambique landfill site – Mário Macilau’s best photograph
‘The men who roam this dump play an important role in the economy, but they are marginalised. I was warned they were “uncivilised”, that they would steal my camera, attack me, even kill me’

Interview by Edward Siddons

07, Jun, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Glass bottles row could sink Scotland’s deposit return scheme, first minister says
Humza Yousaf wrote to Rishi Sunak to say decision to remove glass containers from scheme has put environmental plan in ‘danger’

Kevin Rawlinson

03, Jun, 2023 @4:45 PM

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Scotland’s glass bottle deposit plan is being kicked down the road by warring politicians | Kat Jones
The environmentally sound scheme is being lost in a battle over who wields the real power after devolution, says Kat Jones, director of Action to Protect Rural Scotland

Kat Jones

02, Jun, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Lauren Shanley obituary
Other lives: Designer and maker who recycled and reworked vintage fabrics to create one-off fashion pieces

Fiona Hughes

31, May, 2023 @3:41 PM

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Scottish ministers poised to back down in recycling row with Westminster
SNP government preparing to accept UK ministers’ demand to exclude glass from deposit return scheme

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

30, May, 2023 @4:08 PM

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Mars bar wrappers changed to paper from plastic in UK trial
Confectionary with environmentally friendlier packaging will be available at 500 Tesco stores

Joanna Partridge

29, May, 2023 @11:54 AM

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Recycled and reused food contact plastics are ‘vectors’ for toxins – study
Research provides a unique review of contact chemicals in packaging, utensils, plates, etc and how they contaminate food

Tom Perkins

27, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Friday briefing: Why recycling plastic may not be as good for the planet as we thought
In today’s newsletter: a new report finds that recycling plastic is not an adequate solution to the pollution crisis. What should we do instead?

Nimo Omer

26, May, 2023 @5:42 AM

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Toxins hidden in plastics are the industry’s dirty secret – recycling is not the answer | Charlotte Lloyd
We need to know more about what goes into plastics and better regulation of how recycled products are used, says environmental chemistry lecturer Dr Charlotte Lloyd

Charlotte Lloyd

25, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Recycled plastic can be more toxic and is no fix for pollution, Greenpeace warns
Campaign group says plastics are incompatible with circular economy as countries prepare for treaty talks

Damien Gayle

24, May, 2023 @4:01 AM

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