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A revised contract with Cory Wheelabrator for treating residual waste has been approved by Norfolk County Council’s cabinet following a decision by the entire council to give approval.
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An anaerobic digestion plant has opened in County Durham that will treat food waste from commercial sources.
Image for REA warns that Prime Minister risks “undermining confidence” with green regulation roll back
Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement that the Government intends to roll-back green regulation risks “severely undermining investors confidence” in renewable energy, according to the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
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Green energy regulation will be “rolled-back” according to Prime Minister David Cameron to reduce energy bills.
Image for Space-age fuel cell powers London development
The Quadrant 3 redevelopment in London is the first in the UK to install a highly efficient and sustainable fuel cell that draws its power from the same technology used to provide energy to the Space Shuttle.
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A number of sustainable energy projects are among 40 infrastructure schemes that are set to get Government support.
Image for Norfolk County Council disappointed as infrastructure grant is withdrawn
Defra has withdrawn a waste infrastructure grant worth £169 million over 25 years for a Cory Wheelabrator energy from waste facility.
Image for Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority and Covanta reach “amicable” settlement
Covanta Energy and Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA) have come to an “amicable settlement” over the disputed award of a contract to a consortium led by SITA UK.
Image for Anaerobic digestion loan fund to help farmers
Farmers will be able to obtain funding to set up small anaerobic digestion (AD) plants under a Government-funded loan scheme.
Image for Study to look at developing bioplastics from anaerobic digestion
A project looking to optimise the anaerobic digestion (AD) process has suggested that bioplastics could be created from the waste.
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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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