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Passion and good ideas come together at the first Plastics Recycling Awards Europe

The winners of the first Plastics Recycling Awards Europe were announced on 25 April at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, held at the RAI Amsterdam in The …

FEAD responds to EU draft strategy for plastics in a circular economy

The European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD) has welcomed the European Parliament’s publication of a draft report on a …

Taking to the skies to find Scotland’s coastal and marine litter hotspots

Charity collaboration aims to lead mass clean up operation Three very different charities have joined forces to map the extent of marine litter around …

Costa commits to recycling the same volume of cups it puts on the market

Costa Coffee announced on 18 April that it will become the first ever coffee chain in the UK to commit to recycling the same volume of cups it puts onto the …

Engineering a plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists have engineered an enzyme which can digest some of our most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to one of the world’s …

Bioplastics are key to solving plastic waste, says report

The UK has an opportunity to lead the way in tackling global plastic waste by becoming a world leader in bioplastics, according to a new report, Bio-based …

Yes we ‘can’? Rise in aluminium recycling reported, with almost 100% of it recycled in Europe

Amidst a time of gloom and foreboding about packaging waste, and the pollution it causes, one small piece of good news – a silver lining in the cloud, as …

Making a finer oil: How filtering innovations are easing the process of recycling cooking oil

Cooking oil recycling has evolved a little in the past decade or so. Traditional technologies made it difficult to filter used oils consistently and guarantee …

Toxins return in electronics and electrics: Market intelligence report offers details and escape routes

IDTechEx summarises material covered in its new report, “Toxic Materials and Alternatives in Electronics/ Electrics 2018-2028” There is a flood of new …

Garden tool recycling project launched with HMP Norwich and Norfolk CC

Norfolk gardeners are being invited to drop their broken and unwanted garden hand tools at Norfolk County Council’s recycling centres, for participation in a …

Edinburgh based ‘smart waste’ firm recognised by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Topolytics, a specialist in waste data analytics has been recognised by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as a global innovator in the field of the circular …

Licensed to treat: West Midlands soil facility announces asbestos capability

A soil treatment facility at Edwin Richards Quarry in the West Midlands is now fully licensed and permitted to accept asbestos fragments in soils. The facility …

Funding to support UK fuel pellet first

A recycling business which takes household waste destined for landfill and turns it into fuel has secured a £575,000 debt funding package from Lancashire …

Student dissertation adds detail to landfill mining feasibility

Decontamination of landfills and open dumpsites could prove profitable, both financially and for the environment, as many researchers and waste experts are …

Mobile chemist service aims to identify wastes and aid compliance

Resource management company Veolia has launched a new chemical management service designed to provide a mobile solution for identifying, listing, packing, …

Preparing for the purge

Sorting systems specialist Stadler Engineering comments on what solutions need to be considered in response to China’s import ban on contaminated recyclate …

Smarter options for waste plastic

On the current plastic-waste conundrum facing the UK, one avenue of hope is the development of novel gasification and EfW techniques …

Circular economy’s outcomes need to be measured to gain stakeholder buy-in, according to new white paper

White paper focuses on developing organisation-level performance indicators in the transition to the circular economy Infrastructure organisations must have …

Plastic not-so-fantastic

Recent months have seen a perfect storm for those responsible for dealing with waste plastic, in the combination of China’s refusal to accept waste …

Laser object detection system identifies black objects and glass, boosting purity levels at recycling facilities

Tomra Sorting says its new Laser Object Detection (LOD) system, when used in combination with its own AUTOSORT and FINDER recycling products, boosts the …

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