The world’s first international sustainable procurement guidelines have been published, offering advice for organisations on how to commit to more green and ethical procurement practices.
The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)'s ISO 20400 ‘Sustainable procurement – Guidance’ lays out advice and recommendations to help organisations develop sustainable purchasing practices and policies, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Novel materials like bioplastics and carbon fibre could be key to a low-carbon, resource-efficient economy envisioned in the government’s industrial strategy, according to environmental think tank Green Alliance.
This week saw members of the waste and resources industry from across the country descend on London for two days of discussion on the sector's hot topics. The EU referendum, the future of food waste, the Circular Economy Package and producer responsibility were all on the agenda. Here are some of the things that we learned.
A round-up of news from the waste and resources sector, including a merger for the owner of Dennis Eagle, an app helping Derry residents to recycle, a WEEE collection event and this year's RECOUP Conference.
The Joint Trade Association has been chosen to operate the UK’s waste electrical and electronic equipment compliance fee mechanism for 2015, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has announced.