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31st May 2017
Food Wasted In The US Could Feed 84% Of Americans, Study Finds

Food Wasted In The US Could Feed 84% Of Americans, Study Finds

Food wasted by Americans could provide a 2,000 calorie diet to 84% of the country’s population, according to a study by a researcher at Johns Hopkins University. Programme director at the Johns Hopkins University Center for a Livable Future, Dr … Continue reading

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18th May 2017
$2m Innovation Challenge Launched To Cut Plastic Waste

$2m Innovation Challenge Launched To Cut Plastic Waste

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) and The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit have launched a $2m Innovation Prize, inviting entrants to come up with new ways to avoid plastic waste and to make plastic packaging recyclable. The news comes … Continue reading

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17th May 2017
Partnership Aims To Protect 100 Islands From Ocean Plastic By 2020

Partnership Aims To Protect 100 Islands From Ocean Plastic By 2020

Today, on International Recycling Day (17 May 2017), Corona and Parley for the Oceans have announced a partnership to help end marine plastic pollution. The long-term partnership launches with a plan to protect 100 Islands by 2020, starting in six … Continue reading

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4th May 2017
Gemimor Opens Danish Terminal To Distribute Waste Fuels From UK

Gemimor Opens Danish Terminal To Distribute Waste Fuels From UK

European waste-to-energy company, Geminor, has opened a new logistics terminal in Aalborg Harbour, which will be used for the import and national distribution of specialist waste fuels from England, Ireland, Scotland and Germany. The 2500m2 terminal, which is now in full operation, … Continue reading

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30th March 2017
Brexit Deal Conditional On UK Adhering To Environment Policies

Brexit Deal Conditional On UK Adhering To Environment Policies

A leaked European Parliament resolution has stated that the UK must adhere to EU environment and climate change policy and legislation if it wants to negotiate a future trading relationship after Brexit. Documents published yesterday by the Guardian set out … Continue reading

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20th March 2017
MEPs Adopt 7 “Breakthrough Propositions” For Litter Prevention

MEPs Adopt 7 “Breakthrough Propositions” For Litter Prevention

MEPs have adopted 7 “breakthrough propositions” for sharing responsibility for litter prevention as part of the revision of the EU’s 2008 Waste Directive, designed to promote a circular economy in Europe. The Clean Europe Network estimates that litter clean-up costs … Continue reading

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24th February 2017
MoD Undertaking Study Into Future Of Waste Management

MoD Undertaking Study Into Future Of Waste Management

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is undertaking a study into the future of waste and waste management and has announced it is calling for papers. The study is part of the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre’s (DCDC) Global Strategic Trends … Continue reading

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22nd November 2016
CIWM & WasteAid UK To Produce Recycling Guidance For Low Income Countries

CIWM & WasteAid UK To Produce Recycling Guidance For Low Income Countries

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) is to fund the development of a guidance document on reuse and recycling technologies for use in low- and middle-income countries. The report is being led by Professor David C Wilson MBE, the … Continue reading

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