2017 was a big year for waste and resources. It was the year that top level policy finally started to be shuffled, that high profile media started to bridge the gap between the industry and the public, and that the conversation started to get to the very heart of the issues.
And so, as we do every year, we asked members of the waste and resource industry, and all of those interested in the world of resources (a rapidly growing number), to nominate and vote for those that deserve a... More
Sorting technology manufacturer Bulk Handling Systems has announced the launch of new Max-AI technology, a sorting system that uses artificial intelligence to identify recyclables and other items for recovery.
Scottish manufacturing SMEs with innovative circular economy ideas or projects are being encouraged to access up to £1 million in grant funding to explore sustainable business opportunities and aid the transition to circular business models.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has revealed his desire to make London the world’s leading ‘smart city’, employing the latest developments in digital technology to bring about solutions to the challenges posed by modern urban processes.
Axion Consulting has announced that it is moving forward with the next phase of the WRAP-led Critical Raw Materials Recovery project aiming to increase the recovery of critical raw materials used in electronic devices.
Six materials, including a bioplastic composite paper, a wetsuit made from natural rubber, and packaging made from up-cycled agricultural residuals have been announced as the finalists for Bio-Based Material of the Year 2017.
Following updated guidance suggesting black plastic be added to ‘not recycled’ lists, the BBC magazine programme has taken a look at the difficulty in sorting such plastic trays, as well as a potential solution.