Circular economy projects in Ireland win €490m funding

Projects in areas such as sustainable fashion, marine plastics, reusable food packaging and construction are being supported

Scottish Government launches green jobs academy

The 100-day commitment has been launched as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed ScottishPower’s announcement of 135 new green jobs, which will be based in Scotland

Construction firm Lindum hopes for concrete bill reductions with solar installation

The project supports its ambition to become a net zero carbon company by 2031

Could cement be zero carbon?

Ian Riley, CEO of the World Cement Association, spoke to ELN about potential technologies that can support the cement industry’s journey to net zero

UK greenlights one of Sellafield nuclear site’s ‘biggest ever’ construction projects

The Sellafield Product and Residue Store Retreatment Plant will treat and store historic nuclear waste for at least 100 years

AFC Energy and Mace team up to green construction sites

Diesel generators will be replaced by hydrogen fuel cell alternatives to drive down emissions

Are Covid vaccines making world’s sand shortage worse?

Experts warn some places already run out of sand, a commodity used in the production of vaccine glass vials

Lower Thames Crossing emissions figures released in Freedom of Information request

Environmentalists claim the proposed tunnel project is at odds with Boris Johnson’s pledge to cut the UK’s emissions by 68% against 1990 levels by 2030

Five new circular economy centres backed with £22.5m government funding

They will explore how reusing waste materials in the textiles, construction, chemical and metal industries could deliver environmental benefits

UK’s Carbon8 to deploy carbon capture tech at Dutch waste to energy plant

The pilot project will run at AVR’s energy from waste plant at Duiven, 120 kilometres east of Rotterdam