Recycling

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Don’t add to e-waste mountain, campaign urges UK shoppers
Material Focus says tech superseded by purchases on Black Friday and beyond can be donated or recycled

Dan Milmo

26, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Battery power: five innovations for cleaner, greener electric vehicles
EVs are seen as key in transition to low-carbon economy, but as their human and environmental costs become clearer, can new tech help?

Oliver Balch

26, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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John Lewis targets ‘throwaway’ culture with £1m ideas fund
Department store owner seeks projects that ‘eliminate waste or pollution from the design stage’

Zoe Wood

22, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘We are five to 10 years behind’: long road ahead for solving Australia’s textile waste crisis
Australia has the second highest rate of textile consumption per capita globally, but measures to address the issue are still in their infancy

Lucianne Tonti

21, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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UK must boost recycling of materials for green industries, report says
Green Alliance says all critical raw material demands for low carbon technologies could be met from secondary materials by 2050

Sandra Laville

19, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Drowning’ in waste: Australia recycled just 16% of plastic packaging last year
Report described as ‘sharp wake-up call’ finds recycling has flatlined since voluntary plan was introduced in 2017

Caitlin Cassidy

19, Nov, 2021 @3:21 AM

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Scotland’s bottle and can return scheme in ‘shambolic’ mess
Legislation for compulsory scheme was passed by Holyrood in 2019 but there is no longer launch date, say ministers

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

17, Nov, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Eric Pye obituary
Other lives: Adult educator and inventive recycler of everyday goods

Sally Goldsmith

16, Nov, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Thermal mix: a modest Canberra renovation holds and traps the sun
Using 80% less energy than average, an unassuming suburban home is winning architecture prizes for its imaginative revamp

Lisa Green

16, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Scotland’s bottle and can deposit scheme set to be delayed again
Exclusive: Scottish ministers accused of giving in to lobbying as launch expected to be put back to 2023

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

15, Nov, 2021 @2:04 PM

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Greenhouse gases: waste and recycling rates ‘could stop UK net zero goal’
Exclusive: experts tell government without action stagnating recycling rates and waste incineration will impede 2050 target

Sandra Laville

15, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Anya Hindmarch returns to the checkouts with ‘next generation reusable shopping bag’
British designer’s tote bag to go on sale at Sainsbury’s and Waitrose in new bid to tackle single-use plastic

Karen Dacre

12, Nov, 2021 @11:37 AM

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