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.
China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection has released a list of materials that will be banned from import from the start of 2018. Steel, copper, nickel, aluminium, zinc and tin were notable absences, according to Reuters.
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.
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.
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.