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More than half of microplastics remain on land, says CIWEM report

Tiny plastic particles stay trapped on land and in freshwater environments, according to a study While plastics in the marine environment have received …

Automated waste collection system to be installed in Seoul

Gangnam-Gu, Seoul’s third largest district, has chosen automated waste collection system (AWCS) firm Envac to install an underground system that will span …

New RHI consultation risks further delay to crucial reforms, says ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresouces Association (ADBA) on 5 September stressed that BEIS’s new consultation on further amendments to the Renewable …

Ozone-linked respiratory deaths have been vastly underestimated, reveals new study

New research links long-term exposure to ozone air pollution with one million premature deaths per year due to respiratory diseases, which is more than double …

Polystyrene promising in research that could reduce the costs of next-generation solar panels

Researchers from The University of Manchester are investigating the use of polystyrene particles rather than expensive polymers to make the next generation of …

Data firm calls for adoption of more modern measurement techniques following BBC greenhouse gas data exposé

Sustainability data company Ecometrica has called on countries and governments to adopt modern direct methods to measure climate-change emissions, following …

Local communities urged to get ‘smart’ on tackling litter with launch of the Government’s Litter Innovation Fund

Almost £500,000 will be awarded to community projects to tackle the blight of littering, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey announced on 26 August. The …

New campaign aims to help clean up Brighton and Hove

Over the bank holiday weekend, visitors to Brighton & Hove’s beaches came across some unusual reminders to use a bin or take their rubbish home, rather …

Biffa says new strategy needed for UK waste and resource industry

The UK’s environmental strategy is at a crossroads and it is crucial both government and industry come together to fully capitalise on a post-Brexit world. …

British Water ‘unconference’ seeks to harness innovation

British Water is holding the UK water sector’s first ‘unconference’, also known as an open space conference, in London on 5 October 2017. …

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