An innovative behaviour change project aimed at helping Londoners reduce food waste while promoting healthy and sustainable eating and the recycling of unavoidable food waste has announced that nine London boroughs that will be taking part in its initiative over the next two years.
The European Parliament has voted to take on proposals to raise the European recycling target to 70 per cent by 2030 and to determine a single calculation method for recycling rates ahead of negotiations for the EU’s Circular Economy Package.
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.