Alternative Technologies

13th June 2018
Government Urged To Harness Innovation To Encourage Repair & Reuse

Government Urged To Harness Innovation To Encourage Repair & Reuse

Calls to consider new incentives and VAT reductions for repair activities and to encourage take-up of innovative digital technologies that can support repair, are among the recommendations to Government in a new report from techUK. Reuse, Repair, Remanufacture in the … Continue reading

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4th June 2018
First Lithium Ion Technology At UK’s Largest High Temperature Incinerator

First Lithium Ion Technology At UK’s Largest High Temperature Incinerator

At its Ellesmere Port site global resource management company, Veolia, is now using advanced energy storage to improve the energy and environmental performance of its dedicated High Temperature Incinerator, HTI. One of the most technically advanced in Europe, and the … Continue reading

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31st May 2018
“Safe & Circular” Solution Developed For Asbestos-Contaminated Steel

“Safe & Circular” Solution Developed For Asbestos-Contaminated Steel

Renewi and start-up business, Purified Metal Company (PMC), have developed what it claims to be a “unique, safe and circular” solution for the recycling of asbestos-contaminated steel. Renewi will exclusively collect and transport contaminated steel directly to PMC’s new recycling … Continue reading

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31st May 2018
Dutch EfW Plant To Capture CO2 For Horticultural Greenhouses

Dutch EfW Plant To Capture CO2 For Horticultural Greenhouses

AVR will be the first waste-to-energy (EfW) company in the Netherlands to construct a large-scale CO2 capture system that will supply greenhouse horticulture areas. The CO2, released at AVR after the incineration of residual waste serves as an important raw material for … Continue reading

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22nd May 2018
Recycling Technologies Agrees £65m Contracts For Plastic Waste Product

Recycling Technologies Agrees £65m Contracts For Plastic Waste Product

Recycling Technologies, a business specialising in the chemical recycling of mixed plastic waste, has announced a major strategic business alliance with InterChem, a global commodities trader, worth more £50m. The deal also includes the forward sale of its wax output … Continue reading

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21st May 2018
ReNew ELP Plans To “Revolutionise” End-Of-Life Plastic Recycling

ReNew ELP Plans To “Revolutionise” End-Of-Life Plastic Recycling

A new UK company – ReNew ELP – has unveiled its plans to “revolutionise end-of-life plastic recycling” through the use of a “unique technology” that chemically recycles plastic waste into oil and valuable chemicals. ReNew ELP says that it will be bringing a new hydrothermal upgrading technology to … Continue reading

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30th April 2018
Peel & BIG Announce First Low Carbon Energy At Protos

Peel & BIG Announce First Low Carbon Energy At Protos

The Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) and Peel Environmental have announced the first major energy milestone – the first generation of low carbon energy from the Ince Bio Power biomass facility at the Protos energy hub in Cheshire. The facility, which will use waste wood … Continue reading

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18th April 2018
Could Plastic Digesting Enzyme Be “Real Solution” To Plastic Pollution?

Could Plastic Digesting Enzyme Be “Real Solution” To Plastic Pollution?

Scientists have engineered an enzyme which can digest some of our most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to the growing issue of plastic pollution. The discovery could result in a recycling solution for millions of tonnes of plastic … Continue reading

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