Derby AD plant upgraded for food waste processing

Severn Trent Green Power’s refurbished Derby AD facility is now prepared to process food waste, with upgraded capacity and treatment processes

Lego drops plan for bricks from recycled bottles

The toy manufacturer has abandoned its project to create bricks from recycled plastic bottles, citing concerns that it would result in higher carbon emissions compared to traditional oil-based plastic

Steel-ing the show: Recycled steel could meet 80% of future UK demand

Enhanced steel utilisation and recycling could cut steel product carbon footprint, potentially reducing embedded carbon by 14% and UK domestic steel industry emissions by 6% by 2030, according to a report

EU greenlights France’s €1.5bn aid to support innovative EV batteries

The measure will enable ProLogium Technology to develop a new generation of solid-state batteries

Councils urge ban on disposable vapes

Councils in England and Wales demand a ban on disposable vapes due to environmental risks

Thor wind farm goes green with recyclable rotor blades

Nearly 40 out of 72 turbines will be equipped with these recyclable blades with installation expected in 2026

Bin smart: Government cracks down on recycling missteps

The government has advised people to refrain from recycling certain items such as juice cartons, toothpaste tubes, and takeaway boxes as part of a waste management reform

Birmingham leads the way in rare earth magnet recycling

Birmingham is set to become the UK’s first hub for rare earth magnet recycling

Repair at home headphones – the sustainable choice?

New headphones have hit the market that can be disassembled with a screwdriver into nine separate parts – to stop you buying an entirely new pair

E.ON unveils paper mill’s CHP plant in Kent

The project is predicted to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 36,000 tonnes a year