London (CNN Business) — Britain produces about 5 million metric tons of plastic waste every year, but less than a third of that is recycled. Roughly half ends up in landfills. UK company Powerhouse Energy
Scientists are closing in on synthesizing a way to naturally break plastic down to its component parts. But huge questions remain—like what happens if plastic we still need starts to be consumed. Three
Recycled aluminum is coming for your water and your iPad. Making products out of used aluminum is now a way for companies like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Apple to show a commitment to greening their manufacturing.
Westminster council sent 82% of all household waste – including that put in recycling bins – for incineration in 2017/18 One of the UK’s largest waste companies, attempted to ship used nappies abroad consignments
A Guardian report from 11 countries tracks how US waste makes its way across the world – and overwhelms the poorest nations What happens to your plastic after you drop it in a recycling bin? According
Plastic was the furthest thing from Gregory Wetherbee’s mind when he began analyzing rainwater samples collected from the Rocky Mountains. “I guess I expected to see mostly soil and mineral particles,”