Today (8 October) marks the launch of the Earthshot Prize, a prestigious global environment prize, encouraging worldwide change with a view to improving life for people and nature around the world by 2030.
The Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has been working with The Royal Foundation to develop the Earthshot Prize. The project aims to ‘turn pessimism surrounding environmental issues into optimism, highlighting the ability of human ingenuity to bring about change’.
The UK’s first waste-to-hydrogen plant is coming closer to fruition after Peel L&P Environmental confirmed that it had completed the Front End Engineering Definition (FEED) stage for the proposed facility at the Protos Energy Park in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.
The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has re-launched its grant fund of £1.5 million yesterday (15 June) for “imaginative projects” intending to tackle barriers to textile recycling and reuse.
The Covid-19 pandemic has raised urgent questions about public health and hygiene in almost every sector of society, with packaging no exception. With consumers and retailers turning back to single-use for hygiene reasons, what does the future hold for reusables? Olivia Rutherford investigates.
Local governments and waste management companies have a wealth of digital technologies at their fingertips. Mark Abbas, Director of Business Development at cloud technology company AMCS, explains how smart approaches can be employed to improve waste collections efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.
As the world’s urban population continues to increase, Mark Abbas, Director of Business Development of cloud technology company AMCS, explains how the moving to a smart city model can ensure a sustainable solution to urban waste collections, supporting the health and wellbeing of cities for the future.
Fibre-based packaging company DS Smith has developed hygienic boxes to provide essential provisions and vital medications to those practicing social distancing or self-isolating during the Covid-19 outbreak.