The Waste Management Plan for England evaluates how to support objectives of the Resources and Waste Strategy and the 25-Year Environment Bill and sets out measures for increasing recycling rates across England
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
Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion has joined a coalition calling on the Government to decarbonise the waste sector, highlighting ways in which the UK could reduce its reliance on energy-from-waste and meet its net-zero target of 2050.
With over half of the UK public agreeing that sustainability is a key factor in choosing the clothes they wear, WRAP has urged UK businesses to demonstrate their commitment to tackling the carbon footprint of producing clothes by joining Textiles 2030.
Green Alliance research finds that identifying and penalising producers of low-quality electronics could drive efficiencies annually worth up to 800,000 tonnes of avoided carbon dioxide equivalent emissions.
Following Italy’s Prime Ministerial Decree on 25 October, which banned physical attendance at exhibitions, the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) has reorganised Ecomondo and Key Energy 2020 to take place on its digital platform from 3 to 15 November 2020.