Plastic recycling charity RECOUP has announced it will be holding its Plastics Recycling Conference on 27 September 2018 and will be challenging delegates to answer whether the plastics industry has done enough to “seize the day” and make the most of the opportunities afforded by the explosion of interest in plastic waste.
Recycling and waste management company Ellgia Limited has announced a new partnership with Ferrybridge Multifuel Energy Limited for a spot contract supply of refuse derived fuel to generate energy from waste.
A new method of recycling PET plastic is being trialled by global consumer goods company Unilever, PET producer Indorama Ventures and Dutch startup Ioniqa, with the aim of eventually recycling all waste PET back into high grade food packaging.
Construction waste business Mick George Ltd has announced it has come to an agreement with Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to collect waste from each of its 14 operating locations across Bedfordshire.
A national plant pot take-back scheme has been launched by the Horticultural Trade Association (HTA), which will enable its members to send trays and pots for recycling, but why do the items prove problematic for local authorities?
The announcement this morning (28 March) of plans to introduce a deposit return scheme for drinks containers in England has been hailed as a victory by plastics pollution campaigners, though many within the waste and resources industry have called for caution regarding implementation.
A deposit return scheme for drinks containers will be introduced in England later this year subject to the results of a consultation, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs confirmed today (28 March).
A new Dutch collective with members from across industry, academia and government has been set up to help the country cut its food waste in half by 2030 in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The UK is set to throw away a third more single-use coffee cups by 2030, according to a new report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Eunomia Research & Consulting, which predicts the UK’s total plastic waste will increase by 20 per cent.
FIFA is taking steps to make football more sustainable, starting with the pitches: the organisation has recently recycled the artificial turf at its Zurich headquarters and hopes that others will follow suit.