The University of Manchester’s ‘One bin to rule them all’ research project has been awarded £1.5 million worth of funding from UKRI.The funding comes under UKRI’s Smart and Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge as part of its Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). A total of £8 million was awarded to 10 university-led research projects.
Annual November savings event, Black Friday, encourages excessive consumerism but this year organisations are promoting creative making, upcycling and repairing to bring communities together and reduce environmental damage.
In the wake of China’s tighter import standards for recycling, the problem of contamination has been thrown into the spotlight. Gareth Morton discusses what the US is doing to tackle the issue – and what the UK can learn.
Overcoming barriers to recycling in flats in London is set to be the subject of a new partnership between Resource London and Peabody Housing Association in a bid to improve the capital’s flagging recycling rates.
Environmental Audit Committee Chair Mary Creagh spoke at the annual Kit Strange Memorial Lecture about the successes of the past year, the challenges ahead and the need to push the government for strong legislation on waste and resources.
Plastic waste and regenerative agriculture have been identified as two of seven ‘areas of dynamism’ shaping the future of sustainability, according to a new report by sustainability non-profit Forum for the Future.
Our annual power list of movers and shakers in the waste and resources industry attracted a record number of votes this year. Here, you’ll find the winners from 100 to one, each accompanied by a voter’s glowing review. Read on to discover who has played their cards right and proved to be our Top Trump for 2018
The European plastics industry has responded positively to the release of the EU’s first Europe-wide plastics strategy, expressing support for improved EPR and the headline goal of ensuring that all plastic packaging is recyclable by 2030.