The Abu Dhabi International Water Summit this week features a presentation from Borealis and Borouge on plans from its charitable foundation, Water for the World, to accelerate sanitation provision in Vietnam. Read more


Fill Future, the robot mascot of family-owned machine manufacturer Fill, helps raise funds for global children’s projects with a book. Read more


Bag Ladies

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Bags for beds

A group of keen crocheters have transformed over 52,000 used plastic bags into waterproof, insulating bedding for the homeless in the US. Read more

23 Sep 2016 15:46 editor's blog

DEFRA reveals that the plastic bag charge has directly led to six billion fewer plastic bags being taken home in the UK, benefitting the environment and good causes all over the country from the money raised. Read more


Biscuit wrappers have raised £35,000 for good causes thanks to a UK-wide recycling scheme encouraging biscuit lovers to deposit their McVitie's packaging at special drop-off points. Read more


A dog toy made with PolyOne's pet-friendly GLS Dynaflex TPE is bringing joy to many more than just the pooches getting their teeth around their new favourite chew, with sales supporting a charity helping orphans in Ethiopia. Read more


Shin-Etsu showcased its new liquid injection moulding system at NPE 2015 by processing silicone wrist bands for the Make-A-Wish foundation. Read more