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World Biogas Summit and Expo 2020 to be held online

The World Biogas Summit and Expo will take place online from 6 to 8 October Physical event 2020 is cancelled due to Covid-19...

Firm cites significant carbon reductions for using energy recovery facilities to treat clinical waste

Resource management firm Veolia is highlighting how significant emissions reductions can be achieved by using energy recovery facilities, ERF, to dispose of the more...

SEPA announces crackdown on illegal dumpers advertising on social media

  SEPA enforcement team targets criminals and chancers using social media to sell illegal waste services Regulator reminds waste companies that compliance with the...

How incinerator bottom ash contributes to a circular economy

Rick Hindley, executive director at Alupro, explains the benefits of recovering aluminium packaging from incinerator bottom ash (IBA) and how returning it to the...

Guide outlines ecodesign principles for the UK bed sector

The National Bed Federation (NBF) has published a guide to ecodesign principles, specifically for the UK bed sector. With many British bed companies already taking...

Facility in Newry showcases co-mingling recycling model

Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots recently visited Re-Gen's waste recycling facility in Newry, during which the firm suggested that adopting its...

Remanufacturing robots involves original design work

A remanufacturing initiative at ABB is allowing existing robot users to sell inactive or legacy robots to the firm with "an attractive buy back...

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...