‘Urgent change’ is needed to stop recyclable and biodegradable material from being incinerated in London, as energy-from-waste hinders the capital’s move to a more circular economy, according to the London Assembly’s Environment Committee in a report published today (15 February).
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
A round up of news from the waste and resources sector including funding for community projects in Northern Ireland, ethical business accreditation to a UK mattress company, a charity Christmas jumper swap, and more.
Using hydrogen as fuel could, in theory, shrink transport emissions to nearly zero. It might sound too good to be true, but strides are already being made to bring it to the world of waste and recycling.
It’s hot outside, but you don’t necessarily have to feel guilty about eating that ice cream, as the by-products from its production could be being used to produce ‘green’ energy instead of going to landfill.
Hadfield Wood Recyclers has been awarded a contract to supply biomass fuel to a new Green Investment Bank-backed £25-million plant in North Wales that could generate enough energy to power 2,400 homes.