Alternative Technologies

9th October 2017
Students To Trial Smart Coca-Cola Dispensers To Reduce Drinks Packaging

Students To Trial Smart Coca-Cola Dispensers To Reduce Drinks Packaging

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has launched a new initiative in partnership with the University of Reading that will see students trial Coca-Cola Freestyle machines. The programme combines a new generation of smart Coca-Cola fountain dispensers – known as Coca-Cola Freestyle … Continue reading

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16th August 2017
UK Faces “Serious” Waste Infrastructure Capacity Gap – SUEZ

UK Faces “Serious” Waste Infrastructure Capacity Gap – SUEZ

The UK faces a “severe shortage of vital waste treatment infrastructure” over the next decade, according to new research findings of SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. The shortage relates primarily to a lack of energy-from-waste (EfW) power plants, which are … Continue reading

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28th July 2017
Biomethane Must Be Central To Clean Air Strategy – ADBA

Biomethane Must Be Central To Clean Air Strategy – ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has called on the Government to make buses and heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) fuelled by clean biomethane central to its Clean Air Strategy. Biomethane is a low-carbon transport fuel produced by anaerobic digestion … Continue reading

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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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