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CIRIA appoints research lead for new guidance on sustainable management of surplus soils

CIRIA, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association has commissioned a new research project that aims to produce concise, up to date, interactive guidance...
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Graphene-based packaging presented as first truly biodegradeable and compostable alternative to plastic

UK biotech company Toraphene says it is preparing to unveil the world's first truly biodegradable, compostable and commercially viable alternative to plastic packaging. The company...

Biodegradable tree guards reduce environmental impact

A new range of biodegradable guards will help to reduce the environmental impact of planting new whips while improving landscape management, says the firm...

Continuous flow chemistry process picks up French award

A French-government award that recognises sustainable chemistry initiatives has been picked up by Minakem, a CDMO for active ingredients in the pharmaceutical industry....

Winners of AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 celebrated

The winners of the 2020 AD and Biogas Industry Awards were announced on 8 October in a virtual Awards Ceremony hosted by the Anaerobic...

Food waste app becomes official partner of Circular Yorkshire Month

Too Good To Go, billed as "the food app with a conscience", has announced that it has joined Circular Yorkshire Month as an official partner.

What can the world learn from China’s food waste reduction initiatives?

As part of an urgent programme to safeguard China’s food security, president Xi Jinping recently launched ‘operation empty plate’ – an initiative to...

Welsh biotech firm announces AD-boosting additive

Cardiff-based biotech company Genesis Biosciences has developed what it describes as a novel and low site footprint solution to help bolster the performance and...

Biomethane Certification Scheme now hosted on Green Gas Trading website

The Biomethane Certification Scheme (BMCS) has been given a makeover throughout the last 12 months and is now hosted on the Green Gas Trading...

Manifesto outlines energy from waste industry opporunities

An updated renewable energy from waste manifesto has been released by Privilege Finance, following a series of monumental changes which have impacted the industry...

AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 finalists announced

The finalists for this year's AD and Biogas Industry Awards have been announced. Run by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the...

Stop perverse climate impact of biomass by radically reforming CO2 accounting rules, says advisory...

Several European countries who are considered leaders in climate protection owe their apparently good emission reductions to biomass. These might turn out to look...

“First-of-a-kind plant” presents pump specification challenges

Specifying pumps for circulating clean engine oil: It may seem a reasonably ordinary application, but there’s nothing ordinary about Arjun Infrastructures’ power plant in...

Disposal firm announces “state-of-the-art” animal by-product processing facility

Plans for a Category 1 animal by-product processing facility at the renewable energy and recycling site of SecAnim in Widnes, Cheshire were announced in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...