Tuesday, March 26, 2019
UK’s largest recycling plant opens

UK’s largest recycling plant opens

Brewster Bros is launching the largest recycling plant in the UK. The plant will provide waste management services and recycled aggregates to builders, construction companies,...
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....
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...

Recycling grows up with fluorescent markers

A new technique using invisible tags to label plastic packaging could jumpstart a ‘quantum leap’ in UK recycling. Brunel University London has developed a set...
UK’s energy storage capacity ‘set to soar’

Collaboration launched for battery recycling and repurposing

Axion has joined forces with two other partners in an initiative aimed at reusing and recycling batteries used in electric vehicles and light automotive...
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...

Nestlé Waters invests $6m in Closed Loop Fund

Nestlé Waters North America is investing $6 million as part of a shared effort among business, government and community partners to fund comprehensive recycling...

Utah engineers develop world’s first 100% biodegradable maxi pad

A team of students led by University of Utah materials science and engineering assistant professor Jeff Bates has developed a new, 100% biodegradable feminine...

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...
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...