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Global shredding company UNTHA has launched its new XR shredder series for alternative fuel production and bulky waste shredding.
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Four UK projects have been given EU funding to work on developing new resource efficient projects, reducing waste crime and techniques to improve anaerobic digestion.
Image for £832 million invested in energy from waste in 2012/13 shows REA report
A total of £832 million was invested in energy from waste plants in 2012/13 according to a new report from the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
Image for Norfolk County Council to vote on terminating contract with Cory Wheelabrator
Councillors on Norfolk County Council are to decide on whether to terminate its contract with Cory Wheelabrator to build an energy from waste plant in King’s Lynn.
Image for Government “concerned” about refuse derived fuel quality and exports
Defra has launched a call for evidence on refuse derived fuel (RDF) as it is concerned that minimally treated material is being exported.
Image for Biomethane and electricity to grid anaerobic digestion facility to be funded by Eternity Capital
An investment of £9.6 million has been made by Eternity Capital into a biomethane and electricity to grid anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Cornwall.
Image for Defra sets out future direction for energy from waste
The Energy from Waste: A Guide to the Debate document from Defra has been revised to show how the Government believes energy from waste will develop.
Image for More recycling needed for renewable energy, suggests study
A report from WWF has said that more recycling will be required to support greater use of renewable energy.
Image for Electric vehicle batteries to be reused in large-scale energy storage solution
Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation has developed and installed the world’s first large-scale power storage system that reuses batteries collected from electric vehicles.
Image for REA disappointed by Government u-turn on biogas Feed-in Tariff review
The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has said that it is disappointed that the Government has decided not to review the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) for small- and mid-size anaerobic digestion (AD) plants.
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How to bake zero waste bagels

Maple Leaf Bakery has been working with Biffa IWM to not only reduce its waste, but also wipe out waste cost. Famous in the UK for its New York Bakery Co. bagel range, Maple Leaf Foods is a multi-national firm that produces goods such as bread and croissants particularly in its home nation of Canada but also in the Untied States.

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BMW i3 built to close the loop

The new electric car from BMW is a zero emission vehicle that has been manufactured with sustainability at its heart. Launched with great fanfare at the end of July, the BMW i3 is the company’s first model in its new i series of cars that aims to find solutions for vehicles in a world of climate change, dwindling resources and increasing urbanisation.

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