Recycling

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Peecycling: could donating your urine to farmers help feed the world?
Thanks to the war in Ukraine, there is a shortage of agricultural chemicals. As each adult produces enough pee annually to fertilise 145kg of wheat, perhaps bodily waste is the answer

20, Jun, 2022 @1:59 PM

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Restoration revolution: how make do and mend turned into a fashion statement
As interest grows with TV shows, books and now a major a new exhibition in London, the idea of repairing beloved items is about more than cash

Karen Kay

19, Jun, 2022 @8:15 AM

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Foaming at the mouth: the superworms making a meal of polystyrene waste
New research shows the gut of the Zophobas morio beetle larvae contains enzymes capable of breaking down the plastic, which is difficult to recycle

Donna Lu

09, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Fast-fashion giant Shein pledges $15m for textile waste workers in Ghana
Gesture announced at Copenhagen sustainability summit earns praise – and some cries of ‘greenwashing’

Fleur Britten

08, Jun, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Why your ability to repair a tractor could also be a matter of life and death | John Naughton
US farmers’ struggles for the right to fix their own, now highly computer-controlled equipment, have implications for us all

John Naughton

04, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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England fails to reach household waste recycling target
Wales only UK nation to exceed 50% as households in England recycle less in 2020 than 2019

Sandra Laville

11, May, 2022 @11:44 AM

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Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results
The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis

Amy Westervelt

11, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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What’s the best alternative to clingfilm? | Kitchen aide
Think upturned bowls, tea towels, bamboo and wood, say our cooks – and always, always reuse

Anna Berrill

10, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Glass dismissed: wine goes green with paper bottle drive
Eco bottle from sustainable brand When in Rome goes on sale through Ocado this week

Zoe Wood

02, May, 2022 @3:20 PM

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EU wants to force fashion firms to make clothes more durable and recyclable
New design rules would also force firms to reveal how much unsold product they send to landfill

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

30, Mar, 2022 @12:46 PM

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Recycled plastic bottles leach more chemicals into drinks, review finds
More chemicals being released by reused plastic could indicate need for ‘super clean’ recycling process

Damien Gayle

18, Mar, 2022 @3:04 PM

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Six key lifestyle changes can help avert the climate crisis, study finds
Research shows that governments and individuals making small changes can have a huge impact in reducing emissions

Matthew Taylor

07, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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