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Domestic energy-from-waste unit wins Government funding

A seemingly ground-breaking energy-from-waste domestic heating system has been awarded support from the Government’s Innovate Energy Game Changer fund, …

Coca-Cola GB reverses opposition to Scottish Government DRS scheme

Coca-Cola Great Britain (CCGB) has reversed its previous opposition to the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers, a scheme the …

Hanson reopens ground granulated blast furnace slag grinding plant in Middlesborough

Hanson has re-opened its ground granulated blast furnace slag grinding plant at Teesport Docks in Middlesbrough, creating 20 new jobs. The plant was mothballed …

Small-scale non-headline-grabbing-but-totally-consistent energy generation sets the scene for “next generation agriculture”

Describing your highly innovative technology as ‘a slurry tank with a lid on’ is unlikely to win any marketing awards, but with nine successful farm-based …

New ‘Green’ waste site applications down 20% in a year as local authority spending cuts hit, says law firm

The number of planning applications to build new environmentally-friendly waste management sites has dropped by 20% in a year, to 189 in 2015/16 from 237 in …

Defra u-turn on hazardous waste will harm plasma disposal technology, says firm behind it

In a late U-turn Defra has chosen to turn its back on European environmental legislation and to continue to permit hazardous materials that are potentially …

Risk that novel materials will be the landfill of the future

Novel materials like carbon fibre and bioplastics can be stronger, lighter and less resource intensive than traditional materials, so will be key to the low …

New Recyclability by Design guidelines published by PIRAP

The Plastics Industry Recycling Action Plan (PIRAP) issued a revised edition of the RECOUP guidelines for plastic packaging – Recyclability by Design – …

Solar park in Swindon to power household waste recycling centre

Building work has started at Barnfield Solar Park, Swindon, which will be connected directly by private wire to the Swindon household waste recycling centre to …

UK and German wood waste bodies partner

The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has joined forces with its German equivalent BAV in a reciprocal arrangement that will see the two organisations …

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