PRM Waste Systems has released a new Bio-Processor for treating food waste and organic waste such as sewage sludge, unseparated organic waste and meat or animal by-products. Designed by engineer Ben Moore, the processor uses a microbial digestive process and a controlled environment to turn waste into a product between 20-30 per cent of the original volume within 24 hours. The resulting... More
Following updated guidance suggesting black plastic be added to ‘not recycled’ lists, the BBC magazine programme has taken a look at the difficulty in sorting such plastic trays, as well as a potential solution.
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.
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.