After this most challenging of years with everyone of us having to go beyond the call of duty to contain the coronavirus, the public deserves some recognition. This year, Recycle Week 2020 will celebrate the British public’s commitment to recycling during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
Run by Recycle Now, the UK’s national recycling scheme, the 17th Recycle Week (21-27... More
Developing sustainable fabrics, boosting textile recycling and bringing textile manufacturing jobs back to the UK are some of the key recommendations put forward in a new parliamentary report compiled by behaviour change charity Hubbub on sustainable fashion.
A new report by think tank Carbon Tracker and consultancy SYSTEMIQ has found that global efforts to tackle climate change and plastic waste could result in £300 billion of stranded petrochemical assets for the oil industry.
Waste management company Veolia will begin a 10-year contract on Monday 7 September to deliver household waste collections and street cleansing services in Chiltern, Wycombe and South Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire Council has announced.
Eunomia Research and Consulting has announced that it will be providing technical support to Zero Waste Scotland and the National Bed Federation (NBF) on a project to assess extended producer responsibility (EPR) approach to improve mattress circularity in Scotland.
The UK’s first waste-to-hydrogen plant is coming closer to fruition after Peel L&P Environmental confirmed that it had completed the Front End Engineering Definition (FEED) stage for the proposed facility at the Protos Energy Park in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.
The UK’s municipal recycling rate continues to sit well below those of leading European recycling nations such as Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands, according to municipal waste data from Eurostat, although its recycling rate has improved slightly.
Though cycling is seen as the ideal form of green transport, millions of bike tyres and inner tubes are thrown away every year in the UK. Is it possible to dispose of these items in an environmentally friendly way?
Glass recycling company Recresco has reiterated concerns from the glass industry over the mooted ‘all-in’ UK deposit return scheme (DRS) for beverage containers, warning it could have a “negative rather than a positive impact” on the UK recycling.