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What to do with unused tech: how to recycle your old smartphone, tablet or laptop

What to do with unused tech: how to recycle your old smartphone, tablet or laptop

There are 40 million unused gadgets in our homes, according to a survey by the Royal Society of Chemistry, with 45% of us hoarding up to five unused devices. So...

New soft plastic recycling scheme launches at Tesco

New soft plastic recycling scheme launches at Tesco

Tesco has started rolling out a new scheme to recycle soft plastic - including hard-to-recycle crisp packets and pet food pouches

Podback: new UK scheme launching for Nespresso, Dolce Gusto and Tassimo coffee pod recycling

Podback: new UK scheme launching for Nespresso, Dolce Gusto and Tassimo coffee pod recycling

The owners of the UK's three biggest coffee pod brands have teamed-up to establish a nationwide recycling scheme for single-serve pods.

Not yet recycled: the grocery brands with a packaging problem

Not yet recycled: the grocery brands with a packaging problem

Find out where big grocery brands are falling short when it comes to recyclable packaging, plus get expert recycling tips

Dualit EcoPress: now you can recycle your Nespresso pods at home

Dualit EcoPress: now you can recycle your Nespresso pods at home

Dualit's new gadget aims to make it easier to recycle used aluminium coffee pods. We tried it out to see if it's a worthwhile accessory for Nespresso fans

How can we tackle our bathroom plastics recycling problem?

How can we tackle our bathroom plastics recycling problem?

Our daily bathing routines contribute tonnes of packaging materials to landfill each year – from shampoo bottles to toothpaste tubes. So how can we recycle more of our toiletries, or...

How to easily make money from your unused tech

How to easily make money from your unused tech

Do you keep old tech lying around because you feel you need a backup? Buying the right brand means you may never need an alternative device, which means you can sell it instead. We reveal the best way to make money on or recycle your old tech.

Five things to do with a Windows 7 laptop after the Microsoft support deadline

Five things to do with a Windows 7 laptop after the Microsoft support deadline

What to do when Windows 7 support ends for your desktop or laptop. We offer four tips to save you money and help the environment.

The plastic people still recycle incorrectly – and does it really matter?

The plastic people still recycle incorrectly – and does it really matter?

How should you dispose of plastic cutlery, bottles, salad bags and glass? Can these common items be recycled, and how do you know? We explain how to recycle in the UK.

How good are the UK’s councils at explaining their recycling systems?

How good are the UK’s councils at explaining their recycling systems?

Our data suggests councils are failing to educate UK residents on how to recycle correctly at home. But why is it important, and what can you do?

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