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Transparency initiative launched to boost ship recycling practices

Transparency initiative launched to boost ship recycling practices

Forum for the Future and the Sustainable Shipping Initiative have launched the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative in a bid to boost responsible ship recycling...
Plastic recycling overestimated in UK

Plastic recycling overestimated in UK

The level of plastic packaging waste recycled in the UK is “consistently” overestimated, according to a new report from Eunomia. Official statistics say that in...
Mothercare closes loop on baby clothes with redistribution scheme

Mothercare closes loop on baby clothes with redistribution scheme

Baby and materiality retailer, Mothercare, has partnered with charity Hubbub in a bid to redistribute 65,000 items of baby clothing to thousands of families...
New UK initiative to tackle plastic pollution

New UK initiative to tackle plastic pollution

A new collaborative initiative unveiled in The Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan aims to help turn the tide on the UK’s growing issue of...
MPs call for ‘latte levy’ on disposable coffee cups

MPs call for ‘latte levy’ on disposable coffee cups

Britain is mulling a potential “latte levy” after the Environmental Audit Committee proposed a 25p tax on disposable coffee cups. The Committee also called on...
65% plastics packaging recycling target achievable, study shows

65% plastics packaging recycling target achievable, study shows

The 65% recycling target for plastic packaging is achievable by 2025, according to a new study from Plastics Recyclers Europe and Deloitte Sustainability. The study...
Packaging business to trial coffee cup recycling

Packaging business to trial coffee cup recycling

Packaging business DS Smith is launching a series of trials ascertaining the validity of take-away coffee cup recycling next year. Commencing in January 2018, the...

Concrete strengthened by adding recycled plastic

Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures, according to a new study. MIT undergraduate students have found...

EDP Renewables to recycle turbine blades with TRC

EDP Renewables has signed a deal with Thermal Recycling of Composites (TRC) to recycle its wind turbine blades. Under this agreement, the two companies will...

Cowabunga – researchers develop recyclable 3D printed surfboard

A researcher from Imperial College London has developed the world’s first 3D printed, recyclable surfboard. Dr Nathaniel Petre, from the Dyson School of Design Engineering,...

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Siemens Gamesa wins 140 MW in India

Siemens Gamesa wins 140 MW in India

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has won multiple wind power orders totalling 140 MW in India. Specifically, the company will handle the entire infrastructure needed to...
BSR strikes deal to manage 50MW community solar portfolio

BSR strikes deal to manage 50MW community solar portfolio

British Solar Renewables (BSR) has signed a ‘first of its kind’ deal with Mongoose Energy, the UK’s largest manager of community-owned renewable energy assets,...
UK pledges £61m to end plastic pollution

UK pledges £61m to end plastic pollution

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a £61.4 million funding packaging aimed at boosting global research and helping countries across the commonwealth stop plastic...