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UK government funding has been granted to a team at the University of Manchester in an effort to safeguard energy security through the recovery of hydrogen from waste.
The UK has begun a legally-binding global treaty involving businesses, environmental groups, and more, aiming to end plastic pollution by 2040.
Waste management has become increasingly important in the fight against climate change, as improved waste disposal can lower carbon emissions.
Plastic pollution has been an issue since the 1960s, but when mask-wearing, single-use plastics and hand sanitiser bottles became the norm, things only got worse.
Plastic waste and single-use plastic is a significant environmental, climate, and global health challenge – and it only seems to be getting worse.
Compost can boost global crop production and reduce methane emitted through landfills – and it can all start in your home with unwanted food scraps.
Dr Rod Coogan, Agri-Food Expert at PA Consulting argues that sustainable development needs eco-engineering to help solve the water-food-energy nexus.
European cities are moving towards becoming fully circular – not only recycling all their waste but also changing their production modes to fit circular waste models.
Fly-tipping is a blight on society and incurs a huge cost for both local authorities and land owners: we need a joined-up, consistent strategy.
A new policy tool developed by scientists, ‘Plastic Drawdown’, can help governments to radically cut plastic waste by 2030.
Differentiating between numerous plastic types and separating them according to their chemical composition could increase the rate of plastic recycling enormously.
Researchers suggest a digital track and trace system to encourage businesses to adopt reusable packaging and reduce waste, suggesting reasons why they may not have adopted them already.
Single-use plastics could be banned in England in the latest Government proposal to stop production and consumption of all avoidable plastic waste.
Gert-Jan Gruter, Chief Technology Officer, Avantium, discusses how the chemical industry can become more sustainable, reduce plastic pollution and achieve net-zero.
Carmen Ene, CEO of 3stepIT, explores how businesses can reduce e-waste to create a more sustainable future in the IT sector.
Matthew Cockerill, an Independent Strategic Consultant, explains why we need to think beyond recycling to tackle e-waste.
Here, Donald A. Bruun and Pamela J. Lein discuss the toxicological implications of e-waste and how to address this global problem.
Here, Jonathan Wilkins, Director at EU Automation, explores whether a proactive obsolescence strategy could be the key to reducing e-waste.
Grundfos is a global leader in advanced pump solutions and a trendsetter in water technology - from drinking water to waste water.
They found that electrolytic treatment of wastewater can literally eliminate microplastics - other methods simply separate microplastics from water, creating the problem of unwanted leftovers.