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A planned judicial review into Defra’s decision to withdraw PFI credits for an energy from waste plant in North Yorkshire has been dropped.
Image for Carbon market set to rise by 15 per cent in 2014 predicts Bloomberg
The first annual increase in carbon market trading since 2011 is set to occur in 2014, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Image for Major European nations call for 2030 renewable energy target
Ministers from eight European nations have written a joint letter calling on the EU to introduce a renewable energy target for 2030.
Image for DECC scientific adviser calls for reuse and repair economy
The chief scientific adviser at the Department of Energy and Climate Change has said that we would use much less energy if we had a resource efficient economy.
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The Contracts for Difference subsidy is set to be introduced after the Energy Bill received Royal Assent.
Image for SITA UK to provide EfW heat to proposed commercial tomato greenhouse
A planning application for a £30 million tomato greenhouse complex in Suffolk has been submitted.
Image for Advanced Plasma Power receive planning permission for Birmingham facility
Planning permission has been granted for a proposed 6MW commercial waste to energy plant from Advanced Plasma Power (APP) in Birmingham.
Image for New recovered wood gasification energy plant set for Birmingham
A £47.8 million recovered wood gasification plant is to be built in Birmingham after receiving investment from the Green Investment Bank and a consortium of financiers.
Image for Committee on Climate Change concludes there should be no changes to climate change goals
Significant savings could be achieved by acting early to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.
Image for Green Gas Certification Scheme joins news EU biomethane trading initiative
The UK is being represented in developing the world’s first international green gas trading initiative by the Renewable Energy Association’s REAL Green Gas Certification Scheme (GGCS).
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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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