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Where does recycling and rubbish from the UK go?

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Published on the BBC News website on the 30th September 2019

 

Waste company Biffa has been fined £350,000 for sending household waste, including used nappies and sanitary towels, to China. The waste was illegally labelled as paper.

So how much of the UK’s waste is recycled, and how much […]

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis

National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradation

The prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, plants a tree in Addis Ababa. Photograph: Aron Simeneh

Published on The Guardian website on the 29th July 2019

About 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.

The planting is part of […]

Up to a million species of plants and animals are at risk of extinction, warns major UN study

A major UN study has a bleak warning for human beings. Credit: PA

Published on the ITV News website on the 6th May 2019

Up to a million species of plants and animals are at risk of extinction, a greater number than ever before in human history.

That’s according to a major new UN study, […]