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...

Research furthers initiative that could divert 100,000 tonnes of waste ash from landfill each...

Heat treatment experts at the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) have furthered research into a sustainable initiative that could save up...

Firm expands silver recovery work

A waste management company is investing in its Cadishead business following a rebrand that it suggests repositions it as a market-leader in silver recovery...

Scotland announces proposals for a deposit return scheme, to begin in 2020

The Scottish Government announced proposals for a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers on 8 May, making it the first part of the...

New pre-shredders for waste recycling cater to broad spectrum of requirements

Sustainable processing equipment maker Metso is expanding its waste recycling product range with the launch of the new Metso M&J K-series pre-shredders. The first...

Winners announced at Plastics Recycling Awards Europe

The winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 were announced on 11 April at the RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands. The seven award...

What was discussed at the automotive recycling congress?

This year's International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC) ended on a successful note in late March, said the organisers. During the two-day event, some 220...

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