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Lidl to acquire German waste business

Jul 10, 2018
Letsrecycle - The Schwarz Group, parent company of retailer Lidl, is to acquire German waste disposal company, Tönsmeier Group.

Rewe Group Eliminates Plastic Straws From Some Chains

Jul 10, 2018
European Supermarket Magazine - German supermarket group Rewe has announced that its Rewe, Penny, and Toom Baumarkt banners have stopped selling plastic straws in-store, making them the first retailers in Germany to do so.

Why the Swiss dump their rubbish in France

Jul 10, 2018
SWI Swissinfo - French border towns are reacting after a slew of incidents of Swiss residents being caught dumping rubbish across the border in France.

No society can prosper without sustainable access to water

Jul 3, 2018
Kofi Annan Foundation - This article is based on a speech on sustainable access to water given by Kofi Annan on 25 June 2018 at the World Meteorological Organisation in Geneva, Switzerland.

Finding opportunities in the reverse cycle

Jul 3, 2018
Ellen MacArthur Foundation - Identifying undervalued flows of materials, energy or information can be tricky. Sometimes however, the opportunity seems to be hiding in plain sight.