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Scotland receives circular economy gong at World Economic Forum meeting in Davos

Scotland has been named one of the world’s top circular economy nations, receiving a global award for its work to make things last. The Scottish Government …

Firm claims breakthrough in recycling of MDF waste

The world’s first ever technology to recycle MDF waste has seemingly moved a step closer to reality, according to MDF Recovery, the firm behind the approach. …

First rigs to arrive for decommissioning in Great Yarmouth

The Veolia and Peterson partnership has been awarded two platform decommissioning contracts for recycling at their facility in Great Yarmouth. With an aim of …

Christmas waste has cost English councils £72 million, but they have no powers to cut the bill

Waste packaging and food leftovers from this Christmas alone will have cost councils £72 million. In England, local authorities spend around £300 million …

Four-in-five Scots would welcome pre-loved gifts this Christmas, says research

Four out of five Scots would be happy to receive a pre-loved gift this Christmas – but just under two thirds (65%) of those asked say they would be unlikely …

More conveyor power for Biffa Polymers to expand recycling capacity

Recycling machinery specialist Middleton Engineering has installed a second bespoke conveyor to enhance processing requirements at Biffa Polymers, said to be …

Commercial scale production milestone for lead-acid battery recycling technology

The Californian firm behind what is said to be the only clean lead recycling method – which therefore holds out the possibility of making lead-acid …

Commons debates plastic bottle deposit return schemes

Taking empty bottles back to the shop may be a familiar memory for many in the UK (albeit an uncomfortable one in my own 1980s neighbourhood, for those fearful …

Lord of the recycled rings: Veolia demonstrates metals recovery from pharmaceuticals

A unique pair of platinum rings with a retail value of around £1,200 have been made entirely from the precious metal recovered from obsolete pharmaceuticals. …

Air-cleaning, IoT-enabled “tree” picks up circular economy award in Berlin

An air-cleaning moss installation for urban areas picked up the Green Alley Award in Berlin on 27 October, which recognises innovative start-up companies …

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