Michael Gove vows to safeguard environmental standards post-Brexit
Apple launches $300m fund to build 1GW of supply chain solar capacity
Tech giant Apple has announced that it has partnered with its key suppliers to jointly invest $300m (£228m) in solar power projects, as it strives to drive the uptake of renewable energy across its supply chains.
Majority of UK consumers prefer products made using renewable energy
Almost three-quarters of UK consumers would purchase products from companies powered by renewable energy rather than firms that don't, according to new research conducted on behalf of offshore wind specialists Ørsted.
Ikea to ban plastic straws in all its UK stores and restaurants by October 2018
Global furniture retailer Ikea has announced (July 16) that it will stop selling packs of single-use plastic straws in its UK and Ireland stores later this year, as part of its commitment to eliminate all single-use plastics from its global product range by 2020.
Morrisons trials in-store deposit return system for plastic bottles
Supermarket giant Morrisons has launched a trial of an in-store deposit return scheme for plastic bottles, in a bid to minimise its plastic output and encourage customers to recycle.
Waste incineration set to overtake recycling in England, Greens warn
England is on the brink of burning more of its rubbish in incinerators than it recycles for the first time, according to a new analysis.
Panda solar parks and Uber’s e-scooter scheme: This week’s top 5 sustainability success stories
As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.
Sustainable Business Covered podcast: Seabins, Airlabs and EV tours with UPS
Episode 45 of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast sees edie travel to UPS' Camden depot to discuss the electric vehicle revolution, before heading to the Greentech Challenge to see how innovators are combatting air pollution and ocean plastics.