Toilet paper is getting less sustainable, researchers warn

Major brands are using less recycled paper, meaning more trees cut down unnecessarilyToilet paper – the one product that the majority of us use just once and flush away – is becoming less sustainable, according to research. Analysis from Ethical Consum…

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Co-op to trial 100% compostable wrappers at Glastonbury

Pop-up store will also sell water in recyclable aluminium cans and refillable bottles at festivalSandwiches in 100% compostable packaging will go on sale at Glastonbury festival which starts on Wednesday, as part of a trial launched by the Co-op.In wha…

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Fast fashion is eating up the planet – and this feeble government enables it | Gaby Hinsliff

Nobody needs a £1 bikini. This is a hugely polluting industry and it’s pathetic that ministers have refused to actHow long would you expect to keep a bikini that cost only a quid?It’s always possible that women will treasure forever something costing l…

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We need to cut plastic waste: and supermarkets should lead the way | Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Most of us want to bring home less plastic, but shops don’t make it easy to cut back – that’s why I’m starting a new campaignLast year Theresa May announced that by the year 2043 the government aimed to “eliminate all avoidable plastic waste”. It’s not…

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Coca-Cola most common source of packaging pollution on UK beaches – study

Soft-drink brand’s products make up nearly 12% of litter found, says Surfers Against SewageCoca-Cola bottles and cans are the most commonly found items of packaging pollution on British beaches, making up nearly 12% of all litter, research by Surfers A…

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