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24 May 2013
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Into the blue
Gunter Pauli, author of The Blue Economy: 100 Years, 100 Innovations, 100...
Zero Waste Scotland recently launched nine pilot projects that reward consumers...
Axion makes ‘first’ post-consumer plastic for toys
Axion Polymers develops ‘first post-consumer recycled plastic’ that is safe...
Nominations open for Scottish Green Awards
Nominations have opened for the Scottish Green Awards 2013, which reward green projects and businesses in Scotland.
Toying with Sustainability
Toys can provide hours of entertainment, but can be a disposal nightmare at their end of life. Annie Reece takes a look at how the toy industry has been playing around...
Return to sender
Deposit-refund schemes: some love them, some hate them. Resource sums up the main issues surrounding this contentious recycling issue
Banking on deposits
South Australia has a very established deposit-refund scheme that has been operating since the ’70s. Susanna Prouse finds out how the system has evolved and whether...
With co-mingling here to stay, MRFs will remain an integral part of the UK recycling scene. But how can they deliver the right quality of material? Will Simpson finds...
MRWA launches £130,000 Community Fund
Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority launch £130,000 Community Fund to encourage recycling in local areas.
Third phase of the Courtauld Commitment begins
Grocery brands pledge to cut 1.1 million tonnes of waste by 2015 as the third phase of the Courtauld Commitment begins.
£21 million awarded for green innovation
The Department for Energy and Climate Change awards £21 million to businesses for ‘innovative low carbon products’.
DECC launches green energy 'competition'
DECC launches £6 million ‘competition’ for landlords to develop green heating technology projects in social housing.
Mixed polymer waste used to build flood defences
PRIME consortium manufactures its first ‘test barrier panel’ from mixed polymer waste for use in flood defences.
Metal body parts given new lease of life
A recycling scheme that recycles metal body parts from UK crematoria, has raised almost £1 million for charity since 2004.
Defra publishes evidence plan for waste sector
Defra has published an evidence plan for the waste sector, laying out desired policy outcomes and evidence shortfalls.
Wales publishes recyclables destinations report
A new report showing the primary destinations of household recycling has been published by the Welsh Government.
Companies to make nylon from recycled ocean debris
Drive to clean up ocean litter continues as new initiative to create nylon products from recycled ocean debris launches.
Understanding your target audience is key to successfully increasing participation – Resource takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the different types of recyclers to...
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£62.1m Defra funding cut
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