Players, caddies, volunteers and staff at this year's Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) Scottish Open will be issued with reusable water bottles as part of a bid to cut down plastic waste.
Customers will be able to fill up their own containers with products ranging from pasta and wine to washing up liquid as part of a trial by Waitrose.
Environmental campaigners are aiming to involve one billion people worldwide in a “visual survey” of plastic pollution as part of the second annual One Plastic Free Day.
Polo Ralph Lauren has launched a version of its famous polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water.
A network of marine reserves could be rolled out across the high seas to protect wildlife hotspots and save species from extinction, a report has said.
An Egyptian province on the Red Sea is to impose a ban on disposable plastics, prohibiting everything from single-use straws to plastic bags in an effort to fight pollution and protect the environment.
HUNDREDS of plastic ties traced to an Irish fish processing plant are polluting Scotland’s seas and beaches, according to islanders.
HIGHLAND SPRING has announced its water bottles will be produced from recycled plastic following a successful trial.
THE UK cannot beach clean its way out of a litter crisis, according to environmental campaigners.
WAITROSE is to remove loose fruit and vegetable plastic bags by spring 2019 and 5p single-use plastic carrier bags by March next year in all shops.
SUPERMARKET Iceland has started selling pre-packaged bananas in a recycled paper band in a move it says will soon be saving 10 million plastic bags a year.