Funding has been allocated by the UK Government to a £2 million pilot scheme developing the nation’s ‘first wind blade turbine recycling plant’.
Convened by a consortium headed by Aker Offshore Wind – and additionally consisting of Composites UK; Nottingham University; SUEZ; GRP Solutions; and Cubis – the three-year project will commercialise the method of separating the glass-fibre and resin components of turbine blades developed by the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Composites... More
Waitrose and John Lewis will be running trucks on renewable fuels this autumn as part of an OLEV-funded trial to see how using biomethane compressed natural gas can help to cut the UK’s transport emissions.
The UK Government should set a municipal recycling target of 65 per cent and establish separate food waste collection for households and businesses by 2025 to provide a low-carbon future for the UK, according to the National Infrastructure Assessment.
A government inquiry into the effectiveness of the RHI, designed to boost the uptake of renewable and low-carbon heating, found that the scheme has not lived up to initial expectations or provided value for money.
‘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.
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 an extended contract for Biffa, new offerings from suppliers Mick George, an update on the Midlothian EfW plant and a new acquisition by Enva Group.