UK plastic waste to be counted by thousands of Britons

A campaign will help households measure their plastic footprint

UK green aviation fuel research takes off with £1bn investment

A new plant in Teesside will convert household and commercial waste into aviation fuel

TOP 5: UK’s most recycled things

This week, the ELN top-5 series looks at the most preferred household recycling practices

England missed household waste recycling target

Recycling from household waste fell by 1.5% in 2020, according to official data

‘World’s first’ commercial-scale household waste-to-fuels plant completed

Fulcrum BioEnergy’s Sierra BioFuels Plant, located east of Reno, Nevada, has the capacity to process around 175,000 tons of municipal solid waste into transportation fuel

Jet Zero takes off with £15m competition to reduce aviation emissions

It will support UK companies as they pioneer new technologies to convert household rubbish, waste wood and excess electricity into sustainable aviation fuel

‘Lockdown made nearly half of Britons re-evaluate how sustainable their lives are’

Around 42% of the British public admit they have been more aware of the amount of electricity they use in their home, according to a new survey

Defra: ‘No legal reason why waste and recycling centres cannot be open’

Defra encourages councils to reopen their recycling services as ‘household waste recycling centres play an essential role to the economy’

Biffa ordered to pay £600k for exporting banned waste to China

The waste management giant said it would seek to appeal against the verdict

‘First of its kind waste-to-gas plant’ hits UK

A green gas plant under construction in Swindon is claimed to be the first in the UK to convert household waste into bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG). Advanced Plasma Power and Cadent’s £25 million facility has received £11 million of government funding and will use a fully automated fuel handling system. Once operational, the plant will […]