The government has confirmed that the sale of the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) to Australian investment firm Macquarie Group has been fully completed in a £2.3 billion deal, with the GIB to be renamed the Green Investment Group.
The Birmingham bin dispute appears to be drawing to a close after Unite announced it was suspending industrial action as the city council came back with a favourable settlement for striking refuse workers.
ReFood Commercial Director Philip Simpson suggests the recently announced £200-million waste budget boost for local authorities is masking rising landfill disposal costs, for which there are economic alternatives.
Eunomia Research & Consulting has released more figures in defence of its prediction that the UK would reach an overcapacity in residual waste treatment infrastructure by 2020/21 in response to criticism the ESA.
With European guidance still going through the bureaucratic process and national policy seemingly well down the pecking order, local and regional authorities can take the reins and steer their areas into a more circular way of living.
Coca-Cola Great Britain has launched an advertising campaign made entirely out of its 100 per cent recyclable packaging to encourage more people to recycle. The 'Love Story' ad, which premiered at prime time on Channel 4 on Saturday evening, used more than 1,500 Coca-Cola products and will now continue on cinema, digital and social media channels throughout the summer.
As festival season gets into full swing, with Glastonbury, Wireless and Reading & Leeds all coming up, behaviour change charity Hubbub has produced some tips for keeping your festival experience as sustainable, waste-free and cheap as possible.
The UK’s first battery recycling facility is set to open this autumn after Ecosurety and Belmont Trading today announced a partnership that aims to make the UK self-sufficient in battery recycling as it prepares to leave the EU.
Strike action resulting from the ongoing dispute between Birmingham City Council and refuse workers could last until Christmas unless the council comes up with a fair settlement, trade union Unite has said.
When it comes to being resource efficient, turning a waste stream into a resource is about as good as it gets, and always has been. Why, then, is industrial symbiosis an idea that has struggled to gain traction in the UK?
As the city rises up the development index, Bogotá’s waste services are undergoing structural transformation. Now Colombia’s waste-picking recicladores are fighting to play their part as services are commercialised.
While the progress of household recycling rates has stalled in England, other parts of the world, not least Wales, continue to show more is possible. Resource asks what it will take to recycle 80 per cent of what we throw away?