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...

Teesside University and Stuff4Life announce new partnership

Developing a circular economy and removing plastics from the environment will be the focus of a new partnership between Teesside University and an innovative environmental start-up. The Tees Valley is home to one of the...

Consortium to begin recycling electric vehicle batteries in uk first

A British consortium began working on a new circular, end-of-life supply chain for the electric vehicle industry in January, with grant support from the Government’s Advanced Propulsion Centre. The project, christened RECOVAS, brings together most...