For the sixth year running, an annual electronic recycling event in Cambridge, held on the University of Cambridge’s campus, allows students, residents and local businesses to recycle their electronic waste for free.
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.
The Scottish Government has commissioned Zero Waste Scotland to carry out ‘detailed work’ on how a deposit-return scheme could work in the country, presenting a significant step in the campaign to reinvent how plastic packaging is recycled.
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.
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.
The Trade Association Group, the umbrella group comprising the UK’s top waste and resource management organisations, has restated its priorities for the sector in a letter to newly appointed Environment Secretary Michael Gove.
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.