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Firm launches new guide to help local authorities and contractors safely reopen HWRC facilities

Resource management firm Veolia UK has launched a guide (on 20 April), titled 'Local Authority Guidance on the Safe reopening of HWRC Networks' -...

Making stronger concrete with ‘sewage-enhanced’ steel slag

A group of researchers say they have shown how a by-product of steelmaking can be used to both treat wastewater and make stronger concrete,...

Firms launch circular economy solution to prevent millions of tonnes of e-mobility waste...

A new partnership aims to demonstrate how bespoke circular-economy batteries can tackle the mounting problem of e-waste, specifically in relation to electric vehicles. Aceleron, a...

UK’s biggest green gas producer to launch biology consultancy

On 8 April, Future Biogas - "the UK’s biggest green gas producer" - will launch a subsidiary consultancy service. Called Fern AD, it will...

Change essential if Scottish DRS is to be a success, says aluminium recycling group

On 16 March, the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform laid regulations in the Scottish Parliament that will create the...

Coronavirus causing huge difficulty for the recovered paper sector, says Recycling Association

The coronavirus outbreak is hitting the vulnerable recovered paper sector hard according to The Recycling Association. Over the past few years, the international market for...

Courtauld Commitment figures prove ‘food for thought’

The latest figures published in WRAP’s Courtauld Commitment 2025 Milestone Progress Report indicate that food waste rates in the UK have decreased. But...
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Sponsored Content: SRF production and storage

In Spring 2019, sustainable building materials firm Tarmac partnered with Hamilton Waste and Recycling for the production of solid recovered fuel (SRF) to be use as an alternative, renewable energy source to improve the sustainability of its operations at its cement plant in Dunbar, Scotland.

Biomethane could deliver 30% of the UK’s 2030 carbon budget in hardest to decarbonise...

With a supportive policy environment, anaerobic digestion (AD) technology could produce 8 billion m3 biomethane/year, enough to heat 6.4 million homes, by 2030, according...

Project secures EU funding to create sugars, chemicals and plastics from household waste

An 11-strong European consortium has secured funding for a project to demonstrate the commercial feasibility of generating waste sugars derived from household waste and...

How infrared tech can tackle alarming rates of ‘rogue’ plastic in recycling

New figures from packaging company DS Smith appear to reveal the alarming amount of plastic waste that ends up in UK paper and cardboard...

Paperless solution cuts submission times for quarterly returns for waste carriers, says firm

A new waste handling solution is seemingly set to cut submission times for quarterly returns for waste carriers who have a registered, onsite, waste...

Recovery of ultra-fine metal particles from household and industrial waste: Firm opens largest facility...

Suez has opened what it says is the largest facility in the EU for the extraction and recovery of ultra-fine non-ferrous metal particles from...

UK firm partners with Siemens to advance production of energy-from-waste hybrid boiler

In what seems a major step of recognition for the HERU energy-from-waste domestic heating system - a widely lauded clean technology innovation from the...

Trade group reiterates the environmental and economic value of biogas to new ministers

Appointments of new COP26 President and Environment Secretary triggers renewed efforts to demonstrate the benefits of biogas for decarbonising the UK and global...

Boost your biogas yield with free silage training day, suggests AD expert firm

Specialist consultancy FM BioEnergy is running a series of silage training days in March, in conjunction with operators in the AD sphere Calling all on-farm...

Manchester hotel joins soap and toiletry bottles recycling scheme

The Lowry Hotel in Manchester is among the first in the UK to sign up to a new toiletries recycling scheme. Clean the World, a...

European plastics recycling trade show announces March conference programme

The forthcoming Plastics Recycling Show Europe includes a free-to-attend conference taking place at the RAI Amsterdam on 25 and 26 March 2020. The organisers...

First “Low Plastic Zone” launches in London: Initiative aims to encourage businesses to cut...

A new initiative from North London Waste Authority (NLWA) - working in partnership with the seven north London boroughs - aims to reduce the...

We need to go “beyond net-zero”, says circularity group

We need to go “beyond net-zero” to combat the climate crisis by tackling our huge consumption habit, said Zero Waste Scotland's chief executive Iain...