McDonald’s paper straw turnaround

Materials World magazine
The paper straws McDonald’s branded as eco-friendly in the swap from plastic can not be recycled. Idha Valeur reports.

Worthing beach gas leak

Materials World magazine
Gas leak closes down Worthing beach, UK.

Investigation into British companies sending asbestos overseas

Materials World magazine
British firms have been secretly shipping asbestos overseas, revealed The Sunday Times. Shardell Joseph reports.

Implementing plan for geological disposal in the UK

Materials World magazine
The government has published a plan for infrastructure after announcing the completion of actions to implement effective geological disposal in the UK. Shardell Joseph reports.

Research site approved for observing geothermal energy

Materials World magazine
A geoenergy research site in the UK has been approved along with the plan to drill 50 boreholes. Shardell Joseph reports.