Corby Energy Recovery Centre given green light

Corby Energy Recovery Centre given green light

Plans for an energy recovery centre (ERC) in Corby have been approved by Northamptonshire County Council.
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CorrBoard uses organic waste to power corrugated board manufacture in Scunthorpe

CorrBoard uses organic waste to power corrugated board manufacture in Scunthorpe

CorrBoard Bioenergy (CB Bio) has invested £5.5m in building a sustainable energy generation facility fuelled by organic waste to power the manufacture of corrugated sheet board.
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Defra invites waste businesses to attend 'Brexit ready' events

Defra invites waste businesses to attend 'Brexit ready' events

Defra has invited import and export waste businesses to attend its free workshops to help prepare for Brexit.
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Hubbub launch anti-litter river campaign

Hubbub launch anti-litter river campaign

Environmental charity Hubbub will launch a new campaign to target littering in five major UK rivers in May 2020.
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Government introduces Environment Bill

Government introduces Environment Bill

The Government has introduced its long-awaited Environment Bill to Parliament.
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Waitrose ditches plastic on multibuy cans

Waitrose ditches plastic on multibuy cans

Waitrose is trialling the removal of plastic on thousands of multibuy cans across its stores.
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Biffa calls for ban on waste plastic exports

Biffa calls for ban on waste plastic exports

Biffa has called for a ban on exports of waste plastic as part of a drive to boost plastics recycling in the UK.
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Carlsberg develops paper beer bottle

Carlsberg develops paper beer bottle

Carlsberg has developed two new prototypes of its Green Fibre Bottle, what it claims to be the world’s first ‘paper bottle’ for beer.
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Environment Agency announces net zero target by 2030

Environment Agency announces net zero target by 2030

The Environment Agency (EA) has announced its aim of becoming a net zero organisation by 2030.
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Environmental concerns feature heavily in Queen's speech

Environmental concerns feature heavily in Queen's speech

The Queen spotlighted environmental concerns in her speech at the House of Lords this morning, following a three-day closure of Parliament.
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UKWSL awarded waste and recycling contract for Birmingham Airport

UKWSL awarded waste and recycling contract for Birmingham Airport

Waste and recycling broker UKWSL has been awarded the waste and recycling contract for Birmingham airport.
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BlackRock launches circular economy fund with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

BlackRock launches circular economy fund with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Asset managing giant BlackRock has launched its first circular economy fund with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
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Ocean Cleanup device successfully clears marine litter

Ocean Cleanup device successfully clears marine litter

The Ocean Cleanup has announced that its plastic-catching ocean system is working successfully to clear marine litter.
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DS Smith launches coffee cup recycling programme in mainland Europe

DS Smith launches coffee cup recycling programme in mainland Europe

Recycler DS Smith has announced it will bring its coffee cup recycling programme to Europe following a successful trial.
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Fishing industry waste and plastic packaging dominate UK beach litter

Fishing industry waste and plastic packaging dominate UK beach litter

Fishing industry waste and plastic packaging are the most common types of UK beach waste, according to new analysis by recycling company First Mile .
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Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey arrested at London Extinction Rebellion protests

Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey arrested at London Extinction Rebellion protests

Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey has been arrested at the London Extinction Rebellion protests.
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Zero Waste Scotland warns focus on plastics is missing the point about throwaway culture

Zero Waste Scotland warns focus on plastics is missing the point about throwaway culture

Zero Waste Scotland has warned that the current focus on plastics is distracting from the real issue of ending ‘throwaway culture’.
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Colgate builds playground made from recycled dental products

Colgate builds playground made from recycled dental products

Colgate and TerraCycle have built the UK’s first playground made from recycled oral care products at Cranford Park Primary School in Yateley, Hampshire.
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Unilever pledges to halve virgin plastics use

Unilever pledges to halve virgin plastics use

Consumer goods giant Unilever has announced it will halve its use of virgin plastic and collect and process more plastic packaging than it sells by 2025.
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Pret rolls out coffee cup recycling scheme nationwide

Pret rolls out coffee cup recycling scheme nationwide

Pret a Manger has rolled out its coffee cup recycling scheme to over 350 shops.
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Veolia invests £6 million in new waste collection fleet in Bromley

Veolia invests £6 million in new waste collection fleet in Bromley

Veolia has invested £6million in a fleet of new waste collection vehicles in Bromley.
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Coca-Cola unveils bottle made from marine plastics

Coca-Cola unveils bottle made from marine plastics

Coca-Cola has unveiled its first ever sample bottle made using recovered and recycled marine plastics.
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Dulux teams up with Veolia to produce recycled paint

Dulux teams up with Veolia to produce recycled paint

Paint manufacturer Dulux has partnered with Veolia to produce a line of matt emulsion made from 35% recycled paint.
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Charging for disposable coffee cups more effective than offering a discount, study finds

Charging for disposable coffee cups more effective than offering a discount, study finds

Selling throwaway coffee cups separately makes consumers switch to reusables more than offering a discount, a Zero Waste Scotland study has found.
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New waste association launched in Scotland for SMEs

New waste association launched in Scotland for SMEs

A new body designed to give smaller operators a greater say within the Scotland resource management sector has been launched at the Scottish Resources Conference 2019.
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