Watt-sits! Food waste-to-gas plant opens

A £20 million factory which turns kitchen waste and liquids into gas opened in Widnes, Cheshire last week. It will pump enough gas into the national grid to power 10,000 homes with heating and fuel. Owners ReFood will collect food waste and offer recycling services for businesses in a 50 mile radius, including hotels, restaurants, […]

Do incentives boost thirst for recycling?

Would you recycle more rubbish at home if there was a juicy incentive to do so? New research based on existing local authority schemes in the UK suggests a carrot isn’t necessarily the most effective way to boost recycling. In the study, 25% of residents said recycling incentives would encourage them to recycle more – […]