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.
Ahead of the release of the European Commission’s Circular Economy Package, Resource sat down with EEF’s Susanne Baker to discuss the package’s potential and how close the manufacturing industry is to embracing circularity.
ArcelorMittal, LanzaTech, and Primetals Technologies have announced that they are to build ‘Europe’s first-ever commercial-scale production facility to create bioethanol from waste gases produced during the steelmaking process’.