Tuesday, March 26, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...