Advance London, a new EU-funded circular economy programme aiming to help SMEs to go ‘circular’ and become resource efficient, launched at London’s City Hall on Tuesday (25 April).
The three-year programme, set to run until December 2019, was established in January 2017 by the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) and is jointly funded by LWARB, which works with London’s borough... More
Associated Waste Management has been named as the preferred bidder for Bradford Council’s new 12-year waste treatment contract, with a ‘significant portion’ of the waste collected annually going to SSE’s Ferrybridge facility.
Consumer goods company Procter & Gamble is producing a limited run of recyclable shampoo bottles made from recycled beach plastic in what it says is ‘the first major step’ in establishing a supply chain taking in plastic waste collected from beaches by charities.
Two North Sea oil platforms are on their way to Great Yarmouth for recycling after a partnership between Veolia and oil industry logistics firm Peterson was awarded two contracts to recycle rigs at its facility in Norfolk.
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.
The new Chairman of the Environmental Services Association, a trade association representing the UK’s resource and waste management industry, outlined his priorities for the association at its annual lunch for members and stakeholders.
A substance that can provide sustenance to maintain life on earth, that prevents flooding and desertification and that could even reverse climate change might sound impossible, but that material is right under our feet.