The UK should implement a ban on biodegradable waste being sent to landfill by 2025 and invest in low-carbon energy technologies such as anaerobic digestion if it is to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, according to a new report from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
The Marine Conservation Society has issued a call for volunteers to take part in this year’s Great British Beach Clean (15-18 September), a nationwide event dedicated to cleaning Britain’s beaches and recording litter collected.
Politicians have hailed the ‘landmark global agreement’ reached in Paris at COP21 on Saturday, while environmental and social justice groups criticised its voluntary nature and the lack of a clear pathway to emission reduction.
If you can be sure of anything in this world, it’s that we will always have a steady supply of, ahem, human waste. Annie Kane considers whether Bristol’s Bio-Bus could be the future of sewage, or whether it’s a load of… hot air
As drone use takes off, it’s only a matter of time before they find their place in waste management. In fact, they can already be seen flying over landfills and cropland, monitoring waste, with more applications sure to follow.
Wales’s Natural Resources Minister and Scotland’s Energy Minister have written a joint letter to UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd warning her that her renewables strategy ‘will significantly damage’ the renewables sector.
ArcelorMittal, LanzaTech, and Primetals Technologies have announced that they are to build ‘Europe’s first-ever commercial-scale production facility to create bioethanol from waste gases produced during the steelmaking process’.