It is only 15 months since the ground was broken at the site in Millerhill, Midlothian and over this time construction of the new state-of-the-art energy recovery facility (ERF), which will serve the City of Edinburgh and Midlothian, has reached … Continue reading →
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Plans to introduce legislation to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic stemmed cotton buds have been announced by Scotland’s Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham in a bid to cut plastic waste. The proposals will be put to public consultation and … Continue reading →
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Green gas can make a key contribution to meeting the goals set out in Scotland’s first ever Energy Strategy, according to the UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD). Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said today: “The Scottish Government has … Continue reading →
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New report highlights 27m tonnes of “bio” material that could add value to Scotland’s economy. New data from Zero Waste Scotland aims to drive investment in line with the country’s circular economy ambitions by highlighting the scale of opportunity in … Continue reading →
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Contamination of waste being sent to Scotland’s material recovery facilities (MRFs) is “hindering” Scotland’s ability to maximise the quantity and quality of material available from recycling, according to a report published today (27 July) by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency … Continue reading →
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A deposit return scheme (DRS) might be part of the solution to managing Scotland’s waste better, according to the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee. The Committee is set to explore how much waste is generated in … Continue reading →
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The number of workers in Scotland employed in the low carbon and renewables sector has risen to 58,500 in 2015 – up from an indicative 43,500 employed in 2014, the Scottish Government has announced. The low carbon and renewables sector … Continue reading →
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People living in Scotland could save more than £90 million by not wasting food this festive season – a saving of £38 for every household in Scotland – according to Zero Waste Scotland. With 50,375 tonnes of food and drink … Continue reading →
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