Four UK-based innovation and research projects have been awarded £500,000 of funding from the Ecosurety Exploration Fund, giving the waste and recycling sector a boost on its path to a circular economy
Switching the UK’s diesel-powered refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) for electric trucks could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 290,000 tonnes of CO2 each year, according to a new report from Eunomia Research and Consulting.
Critics have panned the BBC’s coverage of the controversial material, which the EU is in the process of restricting, with naturalist Chris Packham failing to declare his paid position as adviser with an oxo-plastics company during a televised discussion on the material.
The 2018 Green Alley Award shortlist has been published, nominating a range of start-ups. From the company reinventing plastic to technological enterprises tracking a product’s sustainability, there’s a great range of creative solutions vying for the prize.