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REMADYL: Removal of Legacy Substances from polyvinylchloride (PVC)

Manager EU Research at Centexbel, Guy Buyle introduces REMADYL, a H2020 project focused on the removal of legacy substances from PVC via a continuous and sustainable extrusion process.
electric vehicle batteries

How to give electric vehicle batteries a second life

James O’Brien, Product Group Director, MIVOLT, discusses how electric vehicle batteries can be given a better second life through recycling.
reverse vending technology

The role of reverse vending technology in a deposit return scheme

Truls Haug explains the role of reverse vending technology in deposit return schemes, ahead of the schemes set to be introduced in the UK over the coming years.
green agenda

Environment priorities in Denmark: Nature, climate and green agenda

Lea Wermelin, Minister for the Environment, Denmark, argues that if we want to lead the way, we have to start with ourselves when it comes to nature, climate and a green agenda.
replacing plastics

Advances in recycling and replacing plastics

Laura Clews, UK & European Patent Attorney at Intellectual Property Firm, Mathys & Squire,  highlights recent innovations in recycling and replacing plastics.
recycling legislation

UK recycling legislation proposals for 2023: The future of commercial food waste

Grant Keenan, Managing Director of Keenan Recycling, examines Scotland’s implementation of tighter food waste recycling legislation and what it will mean for the similar incoming UK government legislation.
deposit return schemes

The environment: A focus on deposit return schemes to increase recycling

Rebecca Pow MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs in the UK, states the case for real change when it comes to the environment, including introducing deposit return schemes to increase recycling and clamp down on litter.
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Recycling and waste in Scotland: Leading the UK on a deposit return scheme

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme is charted here by Zero Waste Scotland’s Deposit Return Programme Manager, David Barnes in this recycling focus.
less plastic packaging

European consumers willing to pay more for reduced plastic packaging

Six in ten (62%) European consumers say they would be willing to put their money where their mouth is and pay more for food products that contain less plastic packaging.
generation green, climate change

Challenging climate change with ‘generation green’

Here, read about the rise of the infamous Greta-led 'generation green' and what can be done to support it.
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Why championing recycling can help to combat climate change

Ranjit Baxi, comments on the link between recycling and climate change, as well as the success of the celebrated Global Recycling Day 2019 on 18th March in cities globally.
paper industry

How can the print industry remain sustainable in the future?

The print industry faces its biggest challenge yet… how to remain sustainable. Gary Peeling, MD, Where The Trade Buys, highlights ways in which organisations can achieve this.
landfill

What are the alternatives to landfill?

Waste management experts from Indaver explain exactly what the process is when disposing of the bin bags left outside the front of our houses
aluminium drink cans

Aluminium drink cans hit 75% recycling rate

The UK aluminium drink can recycling rate has risen to 75%, its highest ever level, up from 54% in 2010.
reduce climate change

How can you help to reduce climate change?

Bio-D has listed some easy ways that you can help to reduce climate change and your individual impact on the planet.
single-use products

UK requires an immediate ban on single-use products

Single-use products should be banned immediately to prevent further damage the environment, business waste and recycling experts have said.
disposable bbq's

Disposable BBQs ‘should be banned’ to prevent further devastating wildfires

As wildfires race through even more acres of British countryside this week, calls are being made to ban disposable BBQ's to prevent further damage.
diversified waste treatment

The environment: Diversified waste treatment in Taiwan

The Environmental Protection Administration (Taiwan) charts their efforts when it comes to diversified waste treatment.
basis for sustainable development, Joseph & Alexander

Children are the basis for sustainable development

Alana Sorokin, Founder of Joseph & Alexander, suggests ideas to make sure the next generation prioritise sustainable development Children are the basis for all dimensions of sustainable development. They have a right to thrive, develop to their full potential, and live in a sustainable world. The next generation is surrounded by...
waste disposal

Is the UK on track to hit 2020 waste disposal targets?

Every year in Britain, households throw away around 22 million tons of waste into the bin but recycling rates have plummeted to around 44%, despite the target set at 50% by the year 2020.

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