Visionary COO set to drive growth at JPA

RICHARD COOKSEY believes that a great business leader should be able to set out a vision and communicate it effectively to the workforce. He has been busy doing just that since he joined JPA Workspaces as...

Seaweed is radical new weapon against CO2

A UK-based aquaculture business aims to remove billions of tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere each year by growing and harvesting floating seaweed in the Atlantic Ocean. Seafields is developing and testing new technologies focused...

Circular economy start-up joins Cohort X

Edinburgh-based circular economy start-up, Reath, has been awarded a coveted spot in Elemental Excelerator’s portfolio - the global non-profit accelerator for climate technologies. Based in the U.S., Elemental operates globally and is led by CEO...

Research centre seeks to recycle CO2 into sustainable raw materials

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has awarded €84.7 million for a new research centre to help reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere and create CO2 recycling technologies. The Novo Nordisk Foundation CO2 Research Centre...

Recycling and waste management sector to invest £10bn in achieving Net Zero by 2040

Recycling and waste management sector sets out detailed plan to cut 8% of UK total greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2040 Environmental Services Association members to invest £10bn and create 40,000 new jobs...

Government urged to recognise value of waste wood biomass

The Wood Recyclers’ Association has urged the Government to reflect the value waste wood biomass adds to the UK’s efforts to decarbonise in its Biomass Strategy 2022. In its response to a Business, Energy and...

Global Consumer Brands Unveil World’s First Enzymatically Recycled Bottles

Food grade sample bottles produced by Consortium – including Carbios, L’Oréal, Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe – using breakthrough enzymatic recycling process. The promise of endlessly recycled PET plastic is one...

International partnership demonstrates recycling of single-use facemasks possible

Procter & Gamble, Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT and SABIC have announced their collaboration in an innovative circular economy pilot project which aimed to demonstrate the feasibility of closed-loop recycling of single-use facemasks. Due to COVID-19, use...

FREE WEBINAR ANNOUNCED IN ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate resilience experts, Climate Sense, and water industry training provider, Learning & Development Associates (L&DA), have announced a free webinar on adaptation to climate change following the launch of their new qualifications. The first step...

New plans unveiled to boost recycling

Major shake-up of England’s bin collections to make it easier for millions of households to recycle and reduce costs for taxpayers. Every home in England will receive easier and more consistent recycling collections, under new...