Glastonbury stage to be made from recycled plastic

Plastic collected from beaches, parks and streets will be used to build the Shangri-La’s 360-degree Audio Visual Arena, The Gas Tower, for...
plastic

CIWM complain over lack of involvement in Scottish deposit return scheme

In response to the Scottish Government’s deposit return scheme outlined yesterday, CIWM Scotland has said it is “keen” that the Scottish resources...
PET bottle

Waste2Tricity and Advanced Sustainable Developments join forces to tackle plastic waste

Powerhouse Energy developer Waste2Tricity (W2T) has signed a binding memorandum of understanding with recyclers Advanced Sustainable Developments (ASD), which will see them work together...
aluminium can recycling

Scottish deposit return scheme to include metal cans, with a 20p deposit refund

The Scottish Government has announced that its new Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) will include aluminium and steel cans and drink containers made of glass...
First Mile launch compostable recycling packaging service

First Mile launch compostable recycling packaging service

Waste management company First Mile has announced that it is launching the UK’s first dedicated compostable recycling packaging service for businesses.  
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...
plastic

British Plastics Federation supports Norway proposal on plastic waste exports

The British Plastics Federation (BPF), which represents the supply chain of the UK plastics industry, has published a position paper supporting the aims of the...
Parliament

Draft Environmental Bill needs “significant revisions” says the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has released a report criticising the draft Environment Bill and is urging the Government to...

Welsh Government launch new £6.5 million circular economy fund

The Welsh Government has announced a new £6.5 million Circular Economy Fund to help Wales reach its aims of 70% recycling by 2025 and 100% recycling by 2050.  
plastic

Waitrose to fund fellowships to help find solutions for plastic pollution

Supermarket Waitrose has revealed that it is funding numerous University fellowships to improve new thinking on how to find, test and share...
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