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Plastics Recycling Show Europe goes virtual from 9 to 11 December

Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries at the European Commission is keynote speaker at PRSE Virtual, opening on 9 December. Plastics Recycling Show...

Winners of AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 celebrated

The winners of the 2020 AD and Biogas Industry Awards were announced on 8 October in a virtual Awards Ceremony hosted by the Anaerobic...

Coronavirus grant boosts safety at waste management firms

Zero Waste Scotland and the Scottish Government are helping the resource management industry meet the challenges of the coronavirus, allocating more than £820k in...

Food waste app becomes official partner of Circular Yorkshire Month

Too Good To Go, billed as "the food app with a conscience", has announced that it has joined Circular Yorkshire Month as an official partner.

Firm launches app to help tackle IT industry’s enormous e-waste challenge

An app that helps organisations take a sustainable, 360 degree approach to IT, from first hardware purchase through to its end-of-life has been launched by Stone Group, a UK ICT solutions provider

What can the world learn from China’s food waste reduction initiatives?

As part of an urgent programme to safeguard China’s food security, president Xi Jinping recently launched ‘operation empty plate’ – an initiative to...

Welsh biotech firm announces AD-boosting additive

Cardiff-based biotech company Genesis Biosciences has developed what it describes as a novel and low site footprint solution to help bolster the performance and...

Firms combine expertise to test and validate systems to chemically recycle waste plastics

A £3.1m grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has been awarded to three firms for an ambitious chemical recycling project that aims to...

Energy storage firm partners with BMW for EV battery second use

Energy storage systems manufacturer Off Grid Energy has announced a new partnership with BMW Group UK to create a sustainable, second-life solution for BMW...

Preparing for DRS introduction

The Scottish parliament has voted in favour of a deposit return scheme, set to be introduced in July 2022. Andrea Falco of recycling equipment...

Scots encouraged to stay en vogue and on message with ‘slow’ fashion

‘Style it out with second-hand’ is the message from Zero Waste Scotland as, so the group says, the movement against fast fashion appears to...

Biomethane Certification Scheme now hosted on Green Gas Trading website

The Biomethane Certification Scheme (BMCS) has been given a makeover throughout the last 12 months and is now hosted on the Green Gas Trading...

Isle of Portland to host UK’s first carbon neutral EfW facility

The directors of Powerfuel Portland - a firm aiming to deliver a proposed Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Portland Port on the Isle of...

Initiative calls on construction industry to join fight against plastic pandemic

A new not-for-profit organisation, Changing Streams, has been established by an entrepreneur from Liverpool in a bid to remove plastic from the construction industry. Neal...

Manifesto outlines energy from waste industry opporunities

An updated renewable energy from waste manifesto has been released by Privilege Finance, following a series of monumental changes which have impacted the industry...

New report demands Brexit boost for repair industry

· VAT on labour-intensive activities can make repairing broken items too expensive, frustrating consumers who want to avoid waste · Once the UK is no...

Aluminium recycling group celebrates UK’s commitment to recycling during lockdown

Aluminium packaging recycling organisation Alupro has thrown its full support behind Recycle Week (21-27 September). Organised by Recycle Now, this year’s campaign will run...

Network Rail introduces coffee cup recycling points to busy stations

Coffee-drinking commuters are being encouraged to "Sip, Save and Recycle" their cups in the UK’s biggest and busiest stations, with Network Rail announcing -...

Carbon impact of Scotland’s waste reaches record low but ‘more needs to be done’

The carbon emissions associated with Scotland’s waste in 2018 dropped 11% on the previous year to reach the lowest level since official recording...

AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 finalists announced

The finalists for this year's AD and Biogas Industry Awards have been announced. Run by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the...