Alternative Technologies

22nd June 2017
Solar Smart Bins Installed At Norfolk Litter Hotspots

Solar Smart Bins Installed At Norfolk Litter Hotspots

Twelve solar smart bins are being installed by North Norfolk District Council in Cromer and Wells to reduce litter overspill during busy times. The “smart” solar-powered litter bins are larger than a traditional street bin and when litter reaches a … Continue reading

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13th June 2017
Khan Outlines Ambition To Make London World’s Leading Smart City

Khan Outlines Ambition To Make London World’s Leading Smart City

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has outlined his vision for London to become the world’s leading Smart City – with digital technology and data at the heart of making the capital an “even better place to live, work and invest”.  … Continue reading

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14th March 2017
Viridor And Nextek Partner To Tackle Black Plastic Tray Recycling

Viridor And Nextek Partner To Tackle Black Plastic Tray Recycling

Viridor has teamed up with packaging specialist Nextek to find a way to sort the black food tray “waste mountain”. The companies are seeking to end the circa 1.3 billion of black plastic ready meal trays sold by UK supermarkets … Continue reading

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24th January 2017
Waitrose Trials Food Waste Redistribution App

Waitrose Trials Food Waste Redistribution App

Waitrose is set to trial a partnership with FareShare FoodCloud to reduce in-store food waste Initially there will be a trial in 25 branches across the UK. If successful, the aim is to expand this to all Waitrose shops nationwide within … Continue reading

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13th January 2017
Refuse Vehicles To Be Fitted With Revolutionary Pothole-Spotter System

Refuse Vehicles To Be Fitted With Revolutionary Pothole-Spotter System

Refuse collection vehicles are to be fitted with a revolutionary pothole-spotter system in a trial that will identify road surface problems. The trial is funded by the Department for Transport (DfT) and will be rolled out in partnership with Thurrock … Continue reading

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2nd December 2016
AD Now Generates More Energy Than Landfill Gas

AD Now Generates More Energy Than Landfill Gas

Anaerobic digestion (AD) now generates more energy than the landfill gas sector, according to new figures. The latest figures from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) reveal that the UK’s 540 AD plants now generate more energy than the … Continue reading

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24th November 2016
Gasification Plant To Produce Green Gas From Household Waste

Gasification Plant To Produce Green Gas From Household Waste

Construction is set to begin on a new green energy plant that is claimed to be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which is claimed to emit 80% less carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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