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Charity renews appeal for plastic charge “after Theresa May fails to deliver concrete actions in 25 year plan”

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) says it’s renewing its call for levies on single-use plastic items, because the Prime Minister’s pledge to tackle …

MPs recommend coffee cup charge to fund recycling infrastructure

The EAC has called on the government to introduce a 25p charge and for all coffee cups to be recycled by 2023 …

Finnish demo plant produces renewable fuel from carbon dioxide captured from the air

A seemingly unique demo plant developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) uses carbon dioxide to …

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, …

Food redistribution target doubling

WRAP announced on 16 January that Courtauld Commitment 2025 business signatories are aiming to double the amount of food surplus they send for redistribution, …

Tried and tested circular strategies shared

An EU-funded project aimed at supporting firms in the adoption of innovative business models and circular-economy projects has published a number of case …

Averies brothers convicted after notorious major fires and abandoned waste site

Company Director Lee Averies received three 12-month prison sentences to run concurrently by Swindon Crown Court on Thursday 27 October, for inadequate …

Recycled paint moves a step closer to the mainstream

Design and innovation firm Seymourpowell has publicised details of its work with Dulux-owner AkzoNobel and Newlife Paints, creating a new technology “to …

Conference sees launch of action plan to boost food recycling in England

England’s first action plan designed to increase the quantity and quality of household and commercial food waste collected and recycled, was launched on 7 …

Cost effective EMS creates a buzz

AcSoft Health & Safety  has recently added the Greenbee ® Environmental Monitor from Azimut Monitoring to its portfolio of products. This cost effective …

Better the dEUvil you know?

Dr Kerry Ashford, Chief Executive of the National Energy Foundation, offers a few thoughts on the EU referendum and its implications for energy and …

Promoting expertise

SLD Pumps and Power has announced the appointment of Phil McDevitt as its Technical Sales Manager for Scotland and the North of England. McDevitt’s …

Blackpool picks up Keep Britain Tidy award

Blackpool Council’s Waste Services Team has been named Environmental Team of the Year 2016 at the annual Keep Britain Tidy awards in recognition of its work …

GDF SUEZ Energy UK wins new Power Purchase Agreement with Community Windpower’s Aikengall II wind farm in East Lothian

Business energy specialist GDF SUEZ Energy UK has agreed a new Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Community Windpower to buy all the electricity and green …

Picking up steam

Hot water from Scotland’s mines and rocks could offer new energy industry jobs and reduce fuel poverty. Recent funding and start-up announcements may …

On-site renewable energy generation: Ten considerations

In recent years, rising energy costs and a desire for energy independence have made on-site renewable generation both desirable and economically advantageous. …

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