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 studies...
squashed plastic waste

Which plastics recycling tech will dominate?

The economics of plastic waste recycling are rapidly changing, pointing to a future where both incumbent and advanced technologies will be used, but decisive advantages for certain technologies will emerge in particular regions depending on waste streams and legislation, according to a recent Lux Research report.

Non-destructive testing – a food waste reduction opportunity?

Food waste reduction is a key objective for consumers, businesses and governments seeking to save money, improve food production efficiency, lower greenhouse gas emissions,...

Energy Alliance aims to help CHP owners access more power, faster

In an apparent industry first, gas engine specialist Gen-C will launch a new CHP partnership – the Energy+ Alliance – on stand B503 at...

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 signal...

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...

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 recycle paint...

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. This article...

New technologies for renewable energy to be developed by universities in the North East

The North East’s reputation for renewable energy research has received a major boost, with confirmation that the UK’s next generation of doctoral researchers in...

Photobioreactors assist with examining algal blooms

Scientists at the John Innes Centre are using automatic photobioreactors from algal specialists Algenuity to look more closely at algal blooms – a phenomenon...

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,...

Recycling Association conference discusses China, confusion and collaboration

The Recycling Association's Quality First Conference, which took place on the 17 April in London, saw over 100 delegates attend to discuss topics including...

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 appointment...
Recycling bins

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

Chemicals are not being removed from tap water using traditional purification processes

A new study on pathogenic microbes and chemicals makes worrying reading for anyone concerned about what's in the tap water they are drinking. A...

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, enabling further development and trials. The...

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...

GDF SUEZ Energy UK wins new Power Purchase Agreement with Community Windpower’s Aikengall II...

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

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 ‘smart...

Auto-analysers go on show at WWEM

For many analysts, WWEM 2018 will be the first opportunity to see SEAL Analytical’s latest autoanalyzer, the AA500, a fully automated, high throughput, segmented...