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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...

Easier to understand recycling labelling welcomed by The Recycling Association

Easier to understand recycling labelling has been welcomed by The Recycling Association. Under new rules developed by OPRL, packaging labels will state ‘Recycle' or ‘Don't...

Retailers to collect waste electricals and lamps

Defra has confirmed that from the end of 2020, most retailers will be required to provide in-store WEEE takeback. Recolight - a specialist in...

Become an insect farmer to turn muck into brass and help save the planet,...

A ‘how-to’ guide on the benefits of becoming an insect farmer was published by Zero Waste Scotland on 14 January. "You won’t need acres of...

Circularity analysis details alarming trend as global resource consumption passes 100 billion tonnes a...

Circular economy strategies essential as reuse of resources falls to 8.6% The global economy is consuming 100 billion tonnes of materials a year for the...
EMR

Surveying the scrap metal landscape

With 2020 now upon us, Andrew Brady, UK CEO of EMR (formerly European Metal Recycling) reflects on what has changed in his sector since the start of the millenium, and offers perspective on its growing importance and the challenges that lie ahead.
street cleaner

Street cleansing in the digital age

Phil Oldbury of infrastructure asset management software firm Yotta, writes about the opportunities that exist to streamline and improve the functioning of a traditionally neglected service area.

Research partnership aims to put mattress waste to bed

A new partnership is aiming to forge a more sustainable approach to mattress design and disposal, tackling the estimated 600,000 mattresses disposed of in...

How RFID technology is playing a role in reducing waste and increasing recycling

Gillian Ewers, VP Marketing with technology firm PragmatIC, offers insight into an approach that uses low-cost integrated circuits to bring the benefits of near-field...

First automated compressor recycling system “raises standards for WEEE treatment in the UK”

The UK’s first compressor dismantling facility has been installed at WEEE recycler Environcom's recycling plant in Grantham. The new machinery, which is only the...

£540k investment for “first of its kind” organic waste facility near Glasgow

Organic waste recycling firm Keenan Recycling has secured £540,000 from Zero Waste Scotland’s Circular Economy Investment Fund. The £18 million fund provides investment...

Supermarket and recycling trade group initiative aims to ‘foil’ landfilling of aluminium packaging

Co-op has launched a campaign that aims to avoid the sending-to-landfill of a great many tonnes of aluminium foil this Christmas. The supermarket chain said...

Investigation reveals almost 130,000 tonnes of carpet incinerated annually

Carpet waste is a huge issue in UK, as an area the size of Birmingham is thrown away every year. Carpet Recycling...
ADBA National Conference 2019

Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019

ADBA National Conference 2019 will feature an "In Conversation with" session with Chris Stark, CEO of the UK Committee on Climate Change. Conference...