Researchers at Aarhus University have developed a new camera technology that can differentiate between 12 different types of plastics.
Published in the scientific journal Vibrational Spectroscopy, the study used unsupervised machine learning on short wave infrared hyperspectral data to build a model for the classification of plastics.
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
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.
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.
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?