A 15 per cent cut to the day-to-day spending of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) for the next year has been confirmed by the Chancellor in his Spending Review and Autumn Statement.
Better waste management in the EU would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 200 million tonnes a year, says a new Eunomia Research & Consulting report, but this is obscured by current statistics reporting.
As government confirms it will scrap the pre-accreditation for the feed-in tariff, ADBA’s Charlotte Morton explains the potential benefits that anaerobic digestion can bring, and calls on government to increase (or reinstate) support for the industry.
WRAP has released a video to illustrate the findings of its 'Food Futures' report, which concludes that the UK food industry must take a 'business unusual' approach in order to create a sustainable market for the next ten years.
Plastics Recycling Show (PRS) Europe, a two-day conference for members of the plastics and recycling industries, has been postponed and may be cancelled after Brussels was put on the highest level of terror alert this weekend.
The paint industry is calling on government to boost support for remanufactured paint and for household waste recycling centres to accept leftover household paint as part of a drive to increase its redistribution.
Ljubljana has become the first capital in the EU to adopt a zero waste goal, but sending zero waste to landfill requires a lot of work and education. Edward Perchard finds out how the city aims to reduce waste arisings
If you can be sure of anything in this world, it’s that we will always have a steady supply of, ahem, human waste. Annie Kane considers whether Bristol’s Bio-Bus could be the future of sewage, or whether it’s a load of… hot air
As one of the sector’s major organisations, WRAP works with businesses, government, and communities in an effort to bring about a circular economy. Charles Newman caught up with CEO Liz Goodwin to find out how it’s going
It seems as though hardly a day goes by lately when you don’t hear about a new application for aerial drones in the environmental sector, whether it be monitoring the health and numbers of grey whales off the coast of California, modelling how sandy rivers respond to human interference and environmental change in Western Canada, or assessing damage from environmental disasters, like the... More