Small and medium-sized businesses in Scotland’s manufacturing sector have been called upon to access up to £1 million of grant funding from the Circular Economy Investment fund, provided by Zero Waste Scotland, to develop innovative circular economy ideas and take advantage of new business opportunities.
The funding is available to Scottish manufacturing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the... More
A route map to turn London into one of the world’s most resource efficient cities has been launched by LWARB, calling on stakeholders from local government to community groups to carry out a range of actions targeting five key areas including food waste and plastics.
Retailers are an extremely visible facet of the food waste scandal, but there are all sorts of reasons that products fall out of the grocery supply chain. Approved Food founder Dan Cluderay tells Resource how he’s turning this would-be waste back into a profit with his online clearance food and drink store.
Marks and Spencer has launched its new sustainability plan, Plan A 2025, making a range of sustainability commitments including ensuring all packaging is ‘widely recyclable’ by 2022 and planning to halve food waste by 2025.
Defra says that it is ‘committed’ to publishing its long-term environmental plan after a leaked draft of the long-awaited document was criticised by environmental groups amid rumours it may never see the light of day.
North London Waste Authority has responded to government’s draft industrial strategy, pointing out that it makes no mention of waste, the circular economy or society’s need to manage physical resources better.
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.