We look at some of the events being held for Global Recycling Day, and comment on the Environment Agency's recent flood warnings, following heavy rain this weekend.
Deposit return scheme
We have appointed a new Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food at Defra, Robert Goodwill. We also look at coverage of micro-plastic pollution in rivers, lakes and wetlands across Britain.
We look at Natural England's opening of the new England Coast Path from Skegness to Mablethorpe, and Environment Secretary discussing Deposit Return Scheme with schoolchildren.
On today's blog we're looking the Environment Secretary speaking to pupils at Westminster Under School in this morning’s assembly about government’s commitment and action to fight plastic waste.
Environment Minister Therese Coffey attends the Great British Spring Clean 2019 launch.
Environment Secretary welcomes results of supermarket Iceland's bottle return scheme.
Coverage of new research into microplastics.
Coverage ahead of National Meadows Day 2018, Ministers meet to discuss a UK-wide approach to DRS, coverage ahead of Bees' Needs Week and work begins on the new Perry Barr and Witton flood scheme
On today's blog we look at Iceland's new reverse vending machine for plastics bottles.