Kent firm fined £13k for trying to illegally export dirty nappies among plastic waste to Turkey

P&D Material Recovery filled 11 containers with plastic contaminated with banned waste, including condoms, sanitary towels, cotton buds, glass and textiles including old underwear, at Chatham Dockyard in Gillingham

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

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

Ready for plastic waste-powered flights?

Virgin Atlantic partners with a company that will convert plastic waste to lower carbon jet fuel

Manufacturer eyes zero waste wind turbine blades by 2030

LM Wind Power aims to send no excess manufacturing materials to landfills without energy recovery

Four next-gen plastic recycling facilities secure £20m

UK Research and Innovation says it is investing in ‘cutting edge’ facilities that are expected to increase the available recycling capacity and expand the range of plastics being recycled

UK targets 65% municipal recycling waste by 2035

The Circular Economy Package also aims to have no more than 10% of municipal waste going to landfill during the same period

REA and ADBA launch survey to treat organic waste surplus caused by Covid-19 lockdown

The initiative aims to connect suppliers with regulators and prioritise recycling through anaerobic digestion over other types of disposal such as energy recovery, incineration and landfill

UK’s ‘largest’ waste wood gasification plant fired up in Cheshire

Ince Bio Power has the capacity to process up to 170,000 tonnes of waste wood every year

‘England will burn more than it recycles by the end of the next financial year’

Three regions already burn more than they recycle – London, the West Midlands and the North East