Blockchain set to transform quality assurance in the recycling market, suggests study

Blockchain technology will revolutionise the trade of recyclable materials by providing each part of the supply chain with vital data and assurance about the...

Resource recovery firm welcomes ‘all-in’ Deposit Return Scheme proposal

Proposals for an ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers have been welcomed by Axion as a positive move to encourage people...

Reuse platform helps NHS Trust smash competition to win major award

The Royal Free London has seemingly smashed targets, saving £242,681 in 19 months and triumphing in the Reuse category of the NHS Sustainability Awards,...

Decommissioning in Shetland expands with the arrival of more North Sea structures

The Dales Voe decommissioning facility in Shetland is one step closer to becoming a centre of excellence for recycling offshore structures from the North...

A brief history of the International Recycling and Recovery Congress, and what’s happening at...

A long-standing international event that offers perspective on recycling on recovery has shifted its focus in recent years, toward waste to energy, and techniques...

New Secretary of State needs to press on with Resource and Waste Strategy, says...

The Recycling Association has said that new Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers should continue to implement the Resources & Waste Strategy developed by her predecessor. Its...

Milestone announced for kerb made from recycled plastic

A firm that specialises in transforming waste plastic into useful construction materials has announced the installation of its 400,000th kerb in the UK -...

Waste oil recycling business recognised in Technology and Innovation category of The National Family...

East Yorkshire-based family business Brocklesby has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading family businesses, chosen as a finalist in the Technology and...

Cities play pivotal role in attracting circular economy jobs, suggests report

Local government programmes which encourage and support circular economy practices, such as repair, recycling and circular design activities, not only help attract new investment...

Recycling firm aims to support DRS scheme in the North West

UK recycling firm Advanced Sustainable Developments North West (ASD) is hoping to contribute to creating a circular economy in the North West of England...

Finnish project makes the case for chemical recycling as eco-friendly alternative to incineration

Project explores thermochemical treatment to recycle low-quality plastic waste A portion of collected plastic waste does not qualify for mechanical recycling and ends up incinerated...

WRAP launches £4.7 million grants to increase plastics packaging and textiles recycling in England

Two new grants were unveiled on 12 June to fund capital infrastructure projects in England which will help to drive up the recycling of...

Welsh firm’s work on black plastics could help cut landfill waste

Colour Tone Masterbatch uses Welsh Government’s Accelerated Growth Programme to aid expansion New product means black plastic can be detected in recycling sorting...

WCEF2019 speakers: The EU needs to show global leadership on the circular economy

The World Circular Economy Forum 2019 took place in Helsinki on 3-5 June, and seemingly presented "the most advanced circular economy solutions" for governments,...

Portable water device designed to help world’s poorest wins PVC Redesigned competition 2019

The winner of the VinylPlus UK, IOM3 and MaDE 2019 PVC Redesigned competition has been announced as Karen Silva of London South Bank University,...

Zero Waste Scotland launches toolkit to maximise £3bn circular economy business opportunity while responding...

Ways the country’s businesses can maximise opportunities in the potentially lucrative circular economy and respond to the climate emergency are laid out across...

Fashion retailers announce trialling of new business models

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) and QSA Partners announced on 28 May that they are working with a number of fashion retailers...

We shouldn’t dismiss recycling exports because of a minority of bad apples, says industry...

The Recycling Association has said that exports of recycled materials have their place in a global economy, but these need to be high-quality materials. After...

Aggregates firm opts for durable screen product range

Essex firm SRC Aggregates has opted for Infinity Screens™ in newly commissioned plant from CDE, a wet processing equipment maker, and is set to...

New analysis points to recycling success story of UK aggregates industry

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has launched a new briefing which makes the case that the aggregates industry is one of the UK’s recycling...
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