Sponsored content: Make green the new black – mitigating the environmental impact of Black...

Black Friday is fast-approaching, bringing massive discounts on products in stores and online. Yet the annual sales event can also have a negative impact...

Councils could begin charging for garden waste, according to survey

More than a third (36%) of environmental services managers in councils, local authorities, government or infrastructure agencies rank ‘mounting environmental responsibilities’ among the three...

UK needs to act to prevent electric vehicle battery waste mountain – new study

Recycling technologies for end-of-life lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are not keeping pace with the rapid rise of electric vehicles, storing up a potentially huge...

Extra 823 million plastic bottles will be produced under proposed DRS, warns aluminium packaging...

· Aluminium packaging recycling body urges caution to avoid unintended consequences of a DRS · Two thirds of shoppers will switch from buying infinitely recyclable...

US research organisation announces $24 million investment in technology solutions to advance the circular...

A manufacturing research organisation co-funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, ​​the REMADE Institute recently issued its third Request for Proposals (RFP) to develop...

Recovered paper market faces perfect storm, says Recycling Association chief

Global markets for recovered paper remain extremely challenging, according to The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin. But he will also argue in his upcoming...

Rare earth magnets recycling and remanufacturing project gets underway

Scrap magnets. A project seeking to advance the sustainable recovery, re-processing, and reuse of rare-earth magnets was launched in Germany in June 2019. The European...

Sponsored content: Wind of change blows through EfW emissions

Nighttime view of a waste incineration plant in Oberhausen, Germany. John Whitehurst, UK business manager with minerals and lime producer Lhoist, offers predictions on how...

US research aims to advance AD processes for the production of biofuels

A multi-institutional team led by Colorado State University (CSU) has been awarded $5.1 million from the US Department of Energy to try to improve...

Specialist firm develops eco-solution for Japanese knotweed waste

Japanese knotweed removal firm Environet UK has developed a method for converting waste from Japanese knotweed and other invasive plants into biochar, with the...

Edinburgh initiative brings nighttime visuals to on-street recycling

The eye-catching #Infinitinny installation which has been unveiled in St Andrew's Square: Drinks containers appear in an iterative manner, once the installation has been...

Shredder firm launches rebuild division

Industrial shredder specialist UNTHA UK has further embraced the concept of a ‘closed loop’ business model, by creating a division dedicated to the complete...

South African start-up provides app that brings together independent truck owners and customers needing...

WRAPP (Waste Recycling App) is bringing together independent truck owners and the customers who need waste removed – all via an easy-to-use mobile app, says the firm behind it

Data analytics firm wins £500k funding to build the UK’s first digital waste tracking...

Topolytics has been awarded £500,000 to build a prototype for a UK wide comprehensive waste tracking system

World Biogas Association’s newest members applaud mission to bring industry together to achieve its...

The World Biogas Association (WBA) is bringing the industry together to look at how fast its members could build the infrastructure to collect and treat all the organic wastes generated by society

Firms plan first multi-layered carton recycling facility in the Netherlands

Paper-based packaging firm Smurfit Kappa has joined with companies HVC and Bluemats to unveil an ambitious plan for the first full beverage carton recycling...

Northern Ireland waste firm invests £5m in facility to produce fossil fuel alternative for...

Re-Gen Waste has invested £5m in the development of its existing processing facility

AI firm raises $20m to continue its fight against food waste

Tech company Winnow has announced the raising of $12 million in a Series B funding round led by Ingka Group and Mustard Seed

Environmentally friendly leather wins European circular economy startup award

Gelatex Technologies from Estonia has won the Green Alley Award 2019

German clothing detergent opts for bottles made from chemically recycled plastic

Henkel announced on 17 October that it has produced bottles using chemically recycled plastic for the first time, working in collaboration with packaging manufacturer Alpla
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