Recycling

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‘My customers like zero waste’: the blacksmith recycling canisters into cult kitchen knives
Tim Westley takes up chef friend’s challenge to transform laughing gas litter

Matthew Weaver

20, Jan, 2022 @1:34 PM

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Dirty greenwashing: watchdog targets fashion brands over misleading claims
Companies may have to change how they advertise or face court if in breach of consumer protection law

Sarah Butler

14, Jan, 2022 @3:08 PM

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‘Waste colonialism’: world grapples with west’s unwanted plastic
Germany and UK are big exporters of plastic, much of which lies rotting in ports in Turkey, Vietnam and other countries

Ruth Michaelson

31, Dec, 2021 @12:58 PM

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Guardian tech reviews: small sustainability steps but lots more to do
New devices contain recycled materials, have longer software support and better access to repairs

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

29, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Amazon’s plastic waste soars by a third during pandemic, Oceana report finds
Online retailer disputes study saying it produced 270,000 tonnes of packaging last year, with 10,000 tonnes likely to end up in seas

Karen McVeigh

15, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Scotland delays bottle and can return scheme after intense industry lobbying
Launch of deposit return scheme, which would have been a UK first, pushed back until summer 2023

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

14, Dec, 2021 @6:48 PM

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Recycle Mate: critics say rollout of AI sorting app won’t solve Australia’s waste problem
Minister says $2m app will reduce plastic going to landfill but experts warn the recycling industry remains under-resourced

Royce Kurmelovs

13, Dec, 2021 @5:51 AM

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California tackles food waste with largest recycling program in US
Residents will be required to use green waste bins to dispose of food which municipalities will turn into compost or biogas

Dani Anguiano and agencies

09, Dec, 2021 @7:46 PM

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Fly-tipping in England increases during Covid pandemic
Farmers and rural business owners call for stricter rules and enforcement

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

08, Dec, 2021 @5:20 PM

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How to make sure Christmas cards and wrapping don’t end up in landfill
There are new ways to make sure your festive paraphernalia is more eco-friendly

Rupert Jones

04, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Fashion must stick to climate pledges to prevent waste crisis, says UK economist
Dame Vivian Hunt warns of overproduction at summit attended by Tommy Hilfiger and Kris Jenner

Karen Dacre

03, Dec, 2021 @11:47 AM

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British Airways looks to recycled cooking oil fuel to cut jet emissions
Airline signs deal with UK refinery but questions remain over sustainable aviation fuel’s net zero credentials

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @8:00 PM

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