Sunday, January 23, 2022

Siemens to produce high-conversion-rate incinerator

A new waste incinerator is claimed to be "turning heads" in the recycling and waste processing world because of its ability to process previously...

Landfill and recycling both down, and incineration on the up: Scotland waste summary 2020...

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) published statistics on 7 December detailing household waste collected across all local authorities during 2020, as well as...

Beyond the bale: Viridor unveils plan to eliminate waste plastic exports

Recycling and resource management firm Viridor has unveiled its "Vision for Zero" - a plan to reduce (to zero) the amount of plastic waste...

A new waste market is taking shape in Europe, following COVID-19, says recovery firm

Kjetil Vikingstad, CEO of resource recovery specialist Geminor, writes Despite the recent flare-up of the COVID-pandemic in Europe, a number of countries are reporting a...

Recycling firm fined £20k following illegal export of household waste from Scotland

A leading UK and European recycling company was fined £20,000 at Airdrie Sheriff Court on 16 November after Scotland’s environmental regulator, SEPA, uncovered what...

The challenge of meeting zero waste targets in land remediation

Is a remediated site a clean site? Amy Jones, Associate Director with environmental engineering firm Idom Merebrook, considers the challenges of meeting zero waste...

Scottish council becomes first to trial recycling weighing technology

A waste weighing programme being launched next month in North Lanarkshire will be the first in Scotland to use using Radio Frequency Identification...

What is litter?

Your eyebrows might raise involuntarily at the seeming banality of the question, yet most people can offer only a vague definition. In a bid...

Bratislava textile collection firm says smart waste management pays for itself

A textile waste collection company in Slovakia has published the results of a waste monitoring project using Sensoneo waste monitoring sensors, part of a system that supports dynamic and automated waste collection.

Major milestone reached for international grass-roots waste management platform

A major milestone was seemingly reached in late July with the registration of the 100th waste management project to the Circular Action Hub (CAH),...

Study demonstrates CO2 savings of “holistic resource systems”

A new study appears to demonstrate the potential of an optimized waste management system to make significant strides in the reduction of CO2 emissions....

Government has failed to tackle fast fashion, despite the problem worsening, says report

New research published on 6 July raises the issue that the UK Government has published only 19 policies in five strategies that tackle the...

Plastic waste has some economic benefit for developing countries

For decades, wealthy nations have transported plastic trash, and the environmental problems that go with it, to poorer countries, but researchers say they have...

Report reveals the size of Scotland’s raw material consumption footprint

A new report reveals the true size of Scotland’s consumption footprint for the first time, says Zero Waste Scotland, the Scottish Government-funded advisory group...

Mobile pallet stability test lab will slash plastic film usage, says firm

What's described as the UK’s first mobile pallet stability test lab promises to save thousands of tonnes of plastic stretch film every year,...

AI supports unique solution to optimize waste collection in France

Since July 2020, the 200 skips that collect Toulouse inhabitants’ waste from the 13 waste disposal centers managed by Suez have been equipped with...

Drone technology and AI used to tackle litter in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

BCP Council, Hubbub and McDonald’s partner on ground-breaking campaign Local businesses and community groups urged to join forces as lockdown eases Bournemouth, Christchurch and...

Equipment firm announces global virtual symposium for the wet processing industry

Wet processing equipment manufacturer CDE has scheduled another global virtual conference on materials processing topics for 18-20 May. It follows a previous virtual event...

Canadian liquid and solid waste management firm purchased for C$927.5 million

North American Environmental services firm GFL Environmental has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the solid waste and environmental solutions business of Terrapure Environmental...

Waste compacting firm boosts connectivity with small cell rollout

A supplier of solar-powered waste compacting technology, Bigbelly, will contribute to enhancing wireless connectivity across UK cities via an integrated pole and antenna solution,...