New partnership looks to create circular wind sector

It will focus on reusing parts and elements of wind turbines – to cut emissions

Scots to set moratorium on waste-to-energy incinerators

The Scottish Government has said no further planning permission for incineration facilities should be granted by councils

Scottish Government seeks views on circular economy proposals

Key proposals set out in the Circular Economy Bill and Waste Route Map include banning the destruction of unsold goods to ensure products never end up in landfills or are incinerated

African Development Bank launches circular economy trust fund

A circular economy involves reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products for as long as possible

New circular fund targeting plastic waste aims to raise $500m

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste said the fund will help remove plastic waste from the environment, increase recycling and drive the global transition towards a circular economy for the plastic value chain

UK plastic waste to be counted by thousands of Britons

A campaign will help households measure their plastic footprint

bp inks circular plastics deal

The energy giant has partnered with Clean Energy Planet which converts hard-to-recycle waste plastics into circular petrochemical feedstocks

Scotland sets out plans to introduce charges on single-use coffee cups

A panel of environmental advisers previously suggested a charge of between 20p and 25p – but it was not legislated as work was paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Recycled plastic bottles leach chemicals into drinks!

The lead author of a new study told ELN recycled bottles could ‘contaminate’ drinks with more chemicals than new bottles

‘NHS not on track to hit net zero targets’

Without urgent action, the health service will not achieve net zero by 2040 – a new report claims