Landfill will not be banned after all, according to leaked documents

New Circular Economy Package 'less ambitious' than axed predecessor

The European Commission's draft waste and incineration laws to replace the package it axed under its drive for "better regulation", has weaker targets for recycling and landfill than its predecessor.

The campaign aims to follow on from the exposure generated by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's War on Waste TV series

Stop the Rot: Skip of food waste arrives at supermarket HQs

A skip full of food waste has been delivered to various supermarket headquarters across the UK, as part of a new campaign supported by celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and environmentalist George Monbiot.

The Bio-Bus is capable of travelling up to 300km at a time on biomethane

Bristol set for fleet of poo-powered buses

The city of Bristol could soon be home to a fleet of a 130 'poo-powered' buses after a successful pilot project earlier this year.

Khan is already considering implementing car-free days and heating systems powered by the Underground to reach the target

London Mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan targets 100% clean energy

Labour's Mayoral candidate for London Sadiq Khan has pledged to run London on 100% green energy by 2050, after throwing his support behind an ambitious new plan set out by the Institute for Public Policy Research.

The signs were granulated and the recycled plastic was extruded and re-purposed

Millennium Stadium closes the loop on Rugby World Cup signs

Plastic advertising hoardings and signs used for this year's Rugby World Cup in the UK have been given a new lease of life through packaging company DS Smith which has recycled and re-purposed the boards.

Up to 20 million tonnes of plastic ends up in the world's oceans each year

Biodegradable plastics not a 'quick fix' for marine litter

The increased use of products labelled 'biodegradable' will not significantly decrease the volume of harmful plastics entering the ocean, a new UN report has concluded.

The potential costs of marine litter in Europe have been estimated at about €700m a year

EU drops food waste and marine litter reduction targets, leak reveals

The EU has dropped a plan to pressure countries into cutting food waste and marine litter by nearly a third, documents seen by the Guardian show.

Eileen Donnelly admitted that consumers are driven by price rather than product messages

Selling sustainability: Business culture more effective than 'green' products

EXCLUSIVE: Companies should stop 'selling' sustainability and focus on creating products and brands that have green credentials embedded as a core value, industry experts have argued.

Veolia's executive vice-president Estelle Brachlianoff explained how the company has adopted an operation-wide ethos to promote sustainability

From utilities to mining: How Veolia has paved the way for a circular economy

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Veolia's executive vice-president Estelle Brachlianoff discussed her biggest achievements, challenges and secrets to success in a revealing on-stage interview with edie.

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