Carpets

Carpet producers to work together to make the carpet sector circular 

Carpet manufacturers, industry associations and civil society have joined together to make the carpet sector circular, and to urge the European Commission and Member...

UK campaigning against EU 65% recycling target, according to leaked document

Evidence from Greenpeace Unearthed has found that the UK is opposing proposed EU recycling targets during negotiations with Brussels, despite pledging to develop “ambitious” recycling goals.   Leaked notes from...
Budget 2018

2018 budget news

In his 'end of austerity budget', Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has announced: A £10m fund to deal with abandoned waste sites. A...
Veolia

Major companies to sign Waste to Wealth Commitment to help prevent climate change 

Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network will urge major companies to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth to prevent climate change...

Scotland to join EU 2030 commitment to ban all single-use plastics

The Scottish Government has announced that it is matching the EU’s commitment to ban single-use plastics by 2030. According to The Sunday Herald, this decision has been welcomed by...
clothes

Fashion retailers to trial new circular economy business models

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) and QSA partners have announced that they are working with numerous fashion retailers to develop...

University of Hull to lead €3.8m circular economy research project

The University of Hull (UoH) is leading a €3.8m (£3.35m) research project that will examine how to create a more sustainable environment, as well as explore aspects of a circular economy.  The European-funded Horizon...
FCC

FCC Communities Foundation launched to fund new projects across England and Scotland

The FCC Communities Foundation, a not for profit environmental body seeking to fund good quality, grass roots community projects across England and Scotland...
WRAP

WRAP make 25 people redundant due to financial cuts

WRAP chief executive Marcus Gover has announced that the organisation will be making around 25 people redundant due to a decrease in Government funding, and a need to cut fixed costs.  According...
recycling

Waste firms partner to prevent local recycling monopolies

A group of six independent waste management firms have joined forces in a bid to try and prevent the proposal of local...
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