Thursday, January 17, 2019
Michelin pledges to 100% recycled tires by 2048

Michelin pledges to 100% recycled tires by 2048

Michelin has pledged that by 2048, all of its tires will be manufactured using 80% sustainable materials and 100% of all tires will be...

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,...
Aldi throws weight behind WRAP’s plastic initiative

Aldi throws weight behind WRAP’s plastic initiative

Supermarket Aldi has thrown its weight behind WRAP’s new cross-sector initiative to transform the UK plastics system and tackle plastic pollution. The initiative aligns with...
Manufacturers urged to scrap ‘smorgasbord’ of plastic in packaging

Manufacturers urged to scrap ‘smorgasbord’ of plastic in packaging

The UK’s Local Government Association (LGA) is calling on manufacturers to scrap the “smorgasbord” of plastics which are used in packaging for key foods...
Manufacturers urged to scrap ‘smorgasbord’ of plastic in packaging

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...
Scientists accidentally discover plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists accidentally discover plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists have engineered an enzyme which can digest some of our most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to one of the world’s...
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...
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...
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...
Manufacturers urged to scrap ‘smorgasbord’ of plastic in packaging

British plastics industry launches plan of action

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has launched Plastics: A Vision for a Circular Economy, which outlines a range of key proposals intended to drive innovation...

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Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

More than 2 GW went operational in UK waters during 2018 – enough to power over 2,300,000 homes all year round. In 2018 eight new...
Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...