Recyclable vs Compostable vs Biodegradable: what does it mean for packaging?
We explore the differences between popular packaging materials characteristics and how they can be disposed of efficiently.
Coffee cup recycling takes off at Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh Airport aims to increase recycling of 3 million coffee cups sold each year.
The most daring project to clean up ocean plastic goes live: The Ocean Cleanup | System 001
System 001, part of the world’s largest ocean clean-up, is now collecting plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
The first-ever Green GB Week launches on 15th October!
Showcasing the benefits of clean growth, Green GB Week encourages local communities to embrace the challenge and get involved!
Andy Butler, CEO, SWRnewstar included in LDC Ambitious Business Leaders list
We’re delighted that Andy Butler, CEO, SWRnewstar has been included in the LDC list of Ambitious Business Leaders, highlighting the inspiring people running the UK’s most successful medium size businesses.
The future of electric vehicle batteries – giving them a second-life
In a bid to reduce pollution and wastefulness of one of the most expensive components of electric vehicles, new research has shown the benefits of electric vehicle battery second-life.
World Environmental Health Day draws attention to global food sustainability
One of the greatest challenges of our time is to eradicate world hunger and malnutrition.
Saving our seas with the Great British Beach Clean
The 25th Great British Beach Clean runs 14th – 17th September 2018!
Nationwide extends partnership after the lid is lifted to acheive a 97% landfill diversion
Nationwide Crash Repair Centres (Nationwide CRC), one of the largest comprehensive automotive repairers in the UK, has chosen to continue its partnership with us following substantial success over the last nine years.
Zero Waste Week - an online campaign on reducing waste
What happens when you throw something 'away?' Changing consumer perceptions
Encouraging consumers to consider their food and plastic waste
Combatting food waste, one wonky fruit at a time. UK supermarket giant, Morrisons, has implemented a number of changes in a bit to cut down on waste.
Greene King Launches Industry First Compostable Straw Solution
Greene King has announced it will introduce compostable PLA straws across its entire UK estate of 1,750 pubs, as part of its pledge to send zero waste to landfill by 2020. This will remove over 30 million plastic straws from use every year.
Greene King reports saving more than 600,000 pints of water daily and 98% diversion of waste from landfill
Pub chain and brewer Greene King, which operates over 2800 pubs, restaurants and hotels across the UK, has published its latest strategy report.
Can you live without plastic to help the environment?
Think twice before grabbing yet another plastic bottle from the fridge.
Waste management for the Automotive sector is changing
Technavio reports on the global automotive waste management market.
Supermarket giant Morrisons on wonky fruit and paper bags
How one of the UK's biggest supermarkets is working towards a more sustainable future.
We team up with UK's first coffee cup recycling scheme
Coffee – it’s our staple drink, the fuel that keeps us Brits going in the morning, our beverage of choice over business meetings, or when we want to grab a drink on our daily commute.
Trash talk: how waste management could become an engine for business growth
Stephen Cameron lifts the lid on the cost – and opportunity – of waste to UK businesses.
Fantastic food waste management or room for improvement?
Why you need an effective food waste management programme
SWRnewstar is a company to inspire Britain – for the fourth time since 2014!
London Stock Exchange Group 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2018.