Government considers e-waste obligation for online retailers

By the end of 2021, online businesses may have to follow an equal obligation to collect old devices from customers

Steel transport on veggie oil gets on UK rail track

The train transported 2,500 tonnes of steel product from Wales to West Midlands

Aussies are driving down livestock emissions with seaweed

Red seaweed is claimed to reduce livestock methane emissions by more than 98%

NAO: Landfill tax rise by 700% triggered spike in fly-tipping

National Audit Office has called on the HM Treasury to have a broader insight into the environmental impact of taxes

Nigeria spill case against Shell to be heard in English courts

Case revolves around 40,000 people affected by oil pollution in the Niger Delta

Wales targets net zero emissions by 2050 but aims to ‘get there sooner’

The announcement follows a recommendation by the Climate Change Committee, which revealed net zero emissions, previously thought unachievable and unaffordable by experts, was now possible with ambitious policies and a ‘Team Wales’ effort

Circular economy: New coalition launched for Latin America and the Caribbean

The Regional Coalition on Circular Economy will support access to financing by governments and the private sector, with special emphasis on small and medium businesses

Plants feel down too! Stress in plants can now be measured

The technology is designed to detect stressful plant conditions, including drought, heat, cold and light stress

Thames Water trials smart sewer tech to reduce pollution from blockages

More than 300 sewer level monitors have been rolled out and are being put to test in Henley, West Ham and Harlesden in London

Court rules Shell must pay farmers over oil spills

Shell Nigeria is liable for damages from pipeline leaks in the villages of Oruma and Goi, the Hague Court of Appeals said in a ruling