Waste

Signatories of new Zero Waste pledge are not always committed, said Zero Waste Europe

Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has responded to the C40 network declaration “Advancing towards Zero Waste” by stating that the signatories “don’t always translate into consistent commitments.”  So far, 25 cities...
Formby

Full line-up for the REB Market Intelligence Summit announced

The full programme for the REB Market Intelligence Summit has been announced and will focus on the current situation for exporting materials.  New speakers confirmed include The Recycling...
textile recycling

Metal company launches national textile recycling scheme

Midlands metals and waste management company Ward Recycling has moved into the textiles sector with the launch of the WARDRobe recycling scheme. Initial collections stated...
Recolight

Recolight expands WEEE service

WEEE compliance scheme Recolight is extending its service to collect more waste electricals covered by the WEEE regulations. Suzanne Castine, marketing manager at Recolight said:...
Construction waste plant

New £3.8m construction waste plant opens

Livingston-based Brewster Bros has opened a new £3.8 million construction waste plant which has the capacity to recycle 400,000 tonnes of construction, demolition and...
Co-op works with Fareshare in Midlands

Co-op shares unsold food with 250 charities

Following a successful trial at nine stores, Central England Co-op is rolling out a scheme to redirect all unsold food to local charities. The new...
Morocco makes sustainability the centre of its 2026 World Cup bid

Will FIFA ditch US bid for sustainable Morocco? No!

With the FIFA World Cup kicking off in Russia tomorrow, you may have missed the news that football's governing body will today decide on...
Tesco

Tesco announcement of removal of hard to recycle plastics is the way forward, say...

Vanden Recycling has welcomed Tesco’s announcement that it has notified its suppliers that it will remove hard to recycle materials from its products sold...

Tesco to remove hard to recycle materials from its packaging

Supermarket Tesco has told suppliers that it will remove hard to recycle materials from its packaging.  This includes PVC, polystyrene, oxy degradable materials, PLA, water soluble bio plastics and industrial...

VinylPlus recycled nearly 640,000 tonnes of PVC in 2017

Sustainable development programme VinylPlus has announced that it has recycled 639,648 tonnes of PVC during 2017.   At its Sustainability Forum in Madrid, which was held on 16th and 17th May, it explored how the vinyl sector and...
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