Six materials, including a bioplastic composite paper, a wetsuit made from natural rubber, and packaging and disposable tableware made from up-cycled agricultural residuals have been announced as the finalists for the nova-Institute’s ‘Bio-Based Material of the Year 2017’ award.
The competition rewards innovation and development in the bio-based material industry, focusing on applications and their corresponding markets that have had, or will have, a market launch in 2016 or 2017.... More
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.
Following updated guidance suggesting black plastic be added to ‘not recycled’ lists, the BBC magazine programme has taken a look at the difficulty in sorting such plastic trays, as well as a potential solution.
Lord’s has become the first cricket ground to be run on 100 per cent renewable energy and incorporate resource-efficient features into a new stand as statistics reveal the impact of climate change on the sport.
A round up of news from the waste and resources sector including funding for community projects in Northern Ireland, ethical business accreditation to a UK mattress company, a charity Christmas jumper swap, and more.
With at least 150 million tonnes of the plastic already polluting our seas, it’s clear something must be done. They may only be a drop in the ocean, but here are some companies creating products from ocean waste.