U.K. residents panic over contamination rates, and where you recycle that bottle differs greatly among countries.
Sweden is considering tax breaks to encourage repair, and a store selling food that’s been discarded by supermarkets has opened in the U.K.
A firm has designed a robot to take apart mattresses for recycling, and a fee on plastic bags seems to be diverting them from curbside bins.
The UN’s top environmental scientist tells a group assembled in Kenya that biodegradable plastics are a false solution to the marine plastics problem, and a Dutch city uses a full suite of technology to optimize its collection routes.
Singapore teaches some very young children how to recycle, and a U.K. group will collect hot-fill paper cups made with recyclability in mind. Continue Reading
A leader in a German village vows to fight food scrap collection, and an online panel will discuss ways to reverse the U.K.’s falling recycling rate.