MEPs in the European Parliament yesterday (18 April) backed ambitious recycling targets set out in the EU’s Circular Economy Package. By 2025, at least 55% of municipal waste (from households and businesses) should be recycled by member states. The target … Continue reading →
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The UK’s first app for the recycling of unwanted clothing, reGAIN app, has launched, marking a significant step forward for the creation of a circular economy in fashion. The app helps consumers turn unwanted clothes into discount coupons for leading retailers … Continue reading →
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Advetec, a company involved in the treatment and reduction of solid and liquid organic waste, is expanding its operations with a £600,000 investment in pilot plants and laboratories test and trial pre- and post-treatment liquid and solid organic waste streams. The … Continue reading →
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The proportion of world electricity generated by wind, solar, biomass and waste-to-energy, geothermal, marine and small hydro rose from 11% in 2016 to 12.1% in 2017. This corresponds to approximately 1.8 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions avoided. A record 157 … Continue reading →
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The UK will vote to in favour of the EU’s Circular Economy Package (CEP) when it comes to the Council, Defra has confirmed. The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) confirmed that it has written to inform Parliament … Continue reading →
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Circle Economy, an Amsterdam-based social enterprise, with support from eBay Foundation, will launch Circle Lab, an online platform that utilises the power of the crowd to solve universal challenges with circular solutions. Circle Economy aims to mobilise a “global community of circular … Continue reading →
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The Welsh Government could set a target for councils to recycle 80% of its municipal waste by 2035, according to Hannah Blythyn AM, Welsh Minister for Environment, speaking today (14 March) at the CIWM Resource Conference Cymru. The event had … Continue reading →
Knauf Insulation and Veolia have officially open a new high-tech glass recycling facility in St Helens. Each year, over 60,000 tonnes of used glass bottles and jars will now be given a new lease of life as the partners join … Continue reading →
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