Cardiff City Council and waste management company Viridor’s Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility are sponsoring new children’s books in an effort to educate pupils at 98 Cardiff primary schools about the importance of protecting marine wildlife through.
Hanson UK, a leading building materials supplier, has gone beyond its 2020 target of reducing the amount of non-process waste from its operations sent to landfill by 85 per cent since 2010, according to its latest sustainability report.
Resource management firm Cory Riverside Energy, which owns the UK’s largest energy-from-waste plant on the banks of the River Thames, has been sold after a three-month auction process to a consortium of infrastructure investors.
The Paper Cup Alliance, which represents UK cup manufacturers, has claimed that a levy on disposable coffee cups could cost the economy £819 million and result in 11,000 job losses in the coffee retail sector.
Iain Gulland, CEO of Zero Waste Scotland, is the new president of the Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management (ACR+), an international network of cities and regions aiming to promote sustainable development.
Supermarket chain Iceland has added another first to its growing list of actions against plastic packaging with the news that it has installed a reverse vending machine for plastic bottles in one of its London stores, the first UK supermarket to do so.
UK supermarket chain Morrisons has published its food waste figures for the first time, revealing that 11,000 tonnes of food went to waste from its stores in 2017/18, while its food waste reduction schemes go from strength to strength.