ReFood launches charity campaign to reduce Christmas waste
A charity campaign for the Christmas period to reduce business food waste and donate money to homeless charities has been launched by UK food recycler ReFood, which will be making a 50p donation for each new bin collection signed up to during November, December and January.
REnescience Northwich, a facility using innovative enzyme technology to separate household waste from recyclable materials and generate energy at the same time, will open next year, Danish firm DONG Energy has announced.
The UK and Colombian governments have signed an agreement for a new £20-million joint-funded bioeconomy research programme to aid post-conflict developmental efforts in some of the worst affected regions in Colombia.
Terrifying news: 15 million carved pumpkins go uneaten in the UK during Halloween each year. Hubbub and Unilever have relaunched their #PumpkinRescue campaign to get people eating their glowing decorations.
Funding of £1.5 million is to be made available for businesses and research institutions working in the bioeconomy in Scotland to support innovative work that will help deliver circular economy growth.
A new set of guidelines on recycling is hoping to clear up once and for all what materials can and can’t be recycled at the kerbside in an attempt to remove the confusion holding back recycling the UK.
A ‘world-first’ industrial-scale facility to create a chemical intermediate for plastic production from renewable sources has opened, as CEP Rapporteur Simone Bonafe calls for the mainstreaming of the circular economy approach.
A new ‘pay-what-you-feel’ food surplus supermarket in Yorkshire is providing the public with the chance to grab unsold food from retailers and suppliers and prevent much-needed supplies from disappearing into the bin.
The resources industry has welcomed the publication of a plan to introduce more consistent recycling across England in an attempt to increase participation and decrease contamination of kerbside recycling services.