The European Environmental Bureau has accused certain EU member states of “sabotaging” negotiations over EU circular economy and waste law proposals following leaks of private EU Council meetings discussions.
Scottish manufacturing SMEs with innovative circular economy ideas or projects are being encouraged to access up to £1 million in grant funding to explore sustainable business opportunities and aid the transition to circular business models.
A two-month expedition to study the ‘plastisphere’ of the Mediterranean Sea departed from the coast of Italy on Thursday, as scientists seek to study how the alarming formation of a plastic-based marine ecosystem will affect the sea and humans.
Online electrical products retailer AO has completed the acquisition of The Recycling Group (TRG) and established a new recycling branch, AO Recycling, which aims to recycle a fifth of the UK’s waste fridges every year.
A route map to turn London into one of the world’s most resource efficient cities has been launched by LWARB, calling on stakeholders from local government to community groups to carry out a range of actions targeting five key areas including food waste and plastics.
Axion Consulting has announced that it is moving forward with the next phase of the WRAP-led Critical Raw Materials Recovery project aiming to increase the recovery of critical raw materials used in electronic devices.
As the city rises up the development index, Bogotá’s waste services are undergoing structural transformation. Now Colombia’s waste-picking recicladores are fighting to play their part as services are commercialised.
Former European Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik and Liberal Democrat environment spokesperson Baroness Parminter have been confirmed as the keynote speakers at June’s Resourcing the Future conference.
Shipbreaking must take place in safe recycling facilities after at least 52 workers lost their lives preparing vessels for recycling in 2016, according to the NGO Shipbreaking Platform’s annual report.
The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch project conceived to clear some of the oceans’ most polluted areas of plastic, has raised $21.7 million since November 2016, allowing the project to begin large-scale trials of its cleanup technology.