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The ick factor: Dutch project making bike lanes and bottles from used loo roll

Sep 11, 2018
Tjhe Guardian - A pilot scheme in the Netherlands is sifting sewage for cellulose, which it says can be recycled into valuable products.

Plan to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch gets underway

Sep 11, 2018
CNN - An ambitious project to clean up the ocean's plastic pollution got underway over the weekend as members of The Ocean Cleanup project began towing their system out to sea.

Air pollution is 'biggest environmental health risk' in Europe

Sep 11, 2018
The Guardian - Governments are failing to tackle the crisis that causes 1,000 early deaths a day, says damning EU report.

How animal waste is helping turn China's lakes green

Sep 4, 2018
The Guardian - Animal husbandry is contaminating China’s water and has been linked to turning lakes bright green, a phenomenon known as eutrophication.

Falling yields of key UK crops could raise food prices and leave farmers struggling

Sep 4, 2018
The Guardian - Consumers face a double whammy of prices rises brought on by the long hot summer and Brexit.