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.
Local governments and waste management companies have a wealth of digital technologies at their fingertips. Mark Abbas, Director of Business Development at cloud technology company AMCS, explains how smart approaches can be employed to improve waste collections efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.
As the world’s urban population continues to increase, Mark Abbas, Director of Business Development of cloud technology company AMCS, explains how the moving to a smart city model can ensure a sustainable solution to urban waste collections, supporting the health and wellbeing of cities for the future.
Toiletries company Andrex has received Water UK’s ‘Fine to Flush’ accreditation for its range of washlet wet wipes, with the certification logo set to be rolled out across all products from spring 2020.
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.
A new report from Dutch social enterprise Circle Economy has revealed that the global economy is consuming a record 100 billion tonnes of materials a year, while the reuse of resources has gone into reverse.