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

‘London’s waste is a burning issue’

London currently sets fire to more than half of the waste it generates, with this volume now exceeding two million tonnes each year. That’s according to the London Assembly Environment Committee, which says this figure has more than doubled in the last decade. Currently, 53% of London’s waste ends up being incinerated in waste-to-energy facilities, […]