Nestle unwraps £1.6bn of funding for food-grade recycled plastics

The food and drink giant has also committed to reducing its use of virgin plastics by a third by 2025

Recycled plastic ‘now more costly than new polymers’

A new report suggests the battle against plastic pollution may not yet be won, as it warns economic pressures could drive manufacturers to use less environmentally-friendly options

Low carbon jet fuel nears take-off

A company has produced jet fuel for Virgin Atlantic by fermenting waste gas from steel mills. Called ‘Lanzanol’, the commercially viable low carbon fuel has passed all initial performance tests and is expected to result in carbon savings of 65% compared to conventional jet fuel. The low carbon fuel was developed in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest […]

UK’s fastest growing ‘green’ company founded in garage

Efficiency firm powerPerfector has been named the fastest growing private ‘green’ company in the UK. The company was named 10th overall in Virgin’s league table that ranks Britain’s fastest-growing 100 private companies. Angus Robertson, powerPerfector’s CEO said: “We began ten years ago with three people working out of my garage, so to be named the […]