New UK facility will convert 30k tonnes of unrecycled plastic to recycled oils

The work for the project is expected to be finalised by the end of 2023

Cambridgeshire to build solar farm and battery storage system on closed landfill

The solar project is estimated to generate enough electricity to meet the demand of more than 700 homes per year

Cardiff ‘temporarily’ burns household recycling

The council said sending the majority of the city’s waste to energy from waste facility is the ‘safest option for residents and our crews during the ongoing crisis’

WasteAid launches virtual safari to fundraise for waste collectors

The route of the virtual experience is around Lake Naivasha in Kenya, where WasteAid is working with local partners to improve waste collection and recycling

Veolia produces hand sanitiser for waste and energy workers

The company has been using its own specialist laboratory facilities in Ellesmere Port to manufacture the sanitiser

Fire services stress public ‘must not burn waste’ during coronavirus outbreak

Wirral Council and Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service says smoke from domestic bonfires can cause breathing difficulties to become ‘critically worse’

Increasing rate of Covid-19 ‘poses challenges to waste management industry’

Geminor has called for a joint effort to maintain the management and treatment of waste streams and encouraged all industry players to implement a contingency plan

EU supports sustainable development in the Pacific with €31.6m fund

It is backing renewable energy and sustainable waste management projects

Viridor invests £3.7m at materials recycling facility

The money has been used for “enhanced paper purity” and fire protection systems

US grants $3.3m for environmental education programmes

They aim to help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect the environment