Sunday, July 21, 2019

UK wakes up and smells the coffee (cup recycling)

Veolia is rolling out a UK-wide coffee cup recycling solution underscored by trials by partners such as Costa and Starbucks. With 84% of takeaway hot...

UK first as nation gears up for battery recycling plant

The UK is set for its first battery waste recycling plant following a partnership between resource efficiency company Ecosurety and Belmont Trading. The plant is...

Renault & Powervault to reuse EV batteries in home storage

Renault and Powervault have formed a partnership to re-use electric vehicle batteries in home energy storage units. This partnership will reduce the cost of a...
European bottled water industry makes recyclability pledge

European bottled water industry makes recyclability pledge

The European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) has pledged to increase the collection of PET bottles and up the overall use of recycled PET....
European bottled water industry makes recyclability pledge

2 Sisters leads by example with plastic recycling strategy

2 Sister Food Group is attempting to lead the food processing sector by example after launching a wide-ranging initiative to recycle more plastics across...
Princes to produce bottles from over 50% recycled plastic

Princes to produce bottles from over 50% recycled plastic

Princes has declared that the bottles it produces across its soft drinks and oil ranges will be made with over 50% recycled plastic. The food...

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,...

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...

Report makes recommendations to reduce plastic bottle waste

A new report from the London Assembly Environment Committee makes a number of recommendations to reduce the environmental impacts of plastic bottles. Londoners consumer more...
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...

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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...