Moscow sends 88% of its rubbish to landfill. Now the city is trying to do something about it.
A new study shows recycling rates on the continent are worryingly low.
Taymour El-Hadidi collected concrete blocks, red bricks and glass bottles to build his environmentally conscious home.
It takes a lot of bottle to build a house like this.
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Swedish forestry group Södra says it's the first to present a solution for large-scale clothes recycling.
The mules go door to door collecting rubbish, but only if it has been properly separated. A mule can carry 150kg, but driver Francesco says he never loads them up that much because he loves his animals.
Brands leading the way in luxury ethical homeware.
Beer brand Carlsberg has just announced its most sustainable bottle design yet.
Amazingly, you can now buy second-hand clothing straight from the Kardashians' wardrobe, but critics are dubious.
Italy's capital is offering travellers a way to exchange their waste plastic bottles for tickets on the eternal city's public transport system.
Often scrapped after a few years' usage, sports watches can be an expensive and environmentally unfriendly habit to maintain. Here we look at whether it’s possible to track your movements without denting the environment.
Business Planet travels to the Belgian city of Antwerp to see how one small company is transforming plastic pollution into a designer product.
As concern grows about the amount of plastic pollution we’re leaving for future generations, a Belgian company is setting a great example to children.
French brand VEJA have been completely transparent with what percentage of their new performance running shoes is made from natural and recycled materials.
Researchers in Spain and Italy are developing a range of new materials from construction waste that would once have ended up in landfill.
Starting a business is all about profit, right? But the planet needs to be taken into account, too, especially if you’re selling a sustainable product.
Researchers for the European 'Saltgae' project are demonstrating how algae can cut the costs of treating polluted water- and do it in a sustainable way.
Depop's London Selfridges pop-up is the third of its physical locations and showcases stores run by a variety of successful clothing resellers.
Meissa Fall from Saint Louis, Senegal, recycles abandoned bicycles, using every part to create sculptures effectively extending their usefulness into perpetuity.
The box traveled more than 200 miles from Oregon to California before it was deposited at a plant.
Return plastic bottles for recycling at designated points around the city.
Our top tips for enjoying the wedding season in a creative and eco-friendly way.
Our top tips will enable you to have a fun festival experience but leave behind a minimal trace.
We examine an array of eco-conscious innovations in design.
Fast fashion is a trend we all want to avoid these days. But what happens when we abstain from shopping completely? Jenny Stallard did just that…