Textile waste, carbon dioxide emissions, water consumption and unethical labour are just a few of the criticisms levelled at the fashion industry.
COP26 was successful in getting world leaders to commit to limiting global warming temperatures to 1.5°C. However, waste and recycling were overlooked in the discussions. In this piece, we review the main outcomes of COP26 and highlight its link to waste and recycling.
The release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report last year, has spurred discussions on setting carbon commitment goals such as Net Zero and Carbon Neutral.
The new UK Plastic Packaging Tax applies to single-use plastic produced with less than 30% recycled content. Is your business prepared for the UK Plastic Tax coming into effect from the 1st of April 2022?
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an authoritative body on climate change, paints a damning picture. It is irrefutable: Human behaviour has caused the earth to heat up faster than initially predicted. And if we don’t act now, the global warming temperature will increase to or exceed 1.5 degrees C, resulting in devastating heat waves, famine and even mass extinctions. As the world seeks solutions at the Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, we ask: Will technology be able to stop climate change?