EU and UNEP set out common priorities for environmental co-operation in Latin America and Caribbean

They aim to tackle the triple planetary crises of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution in the context of the region’s COVID-19 pandemic recovery

Biffa buys Simply Waste Solutions in £35m deal

The acquisition is in line with Biffa’s strategy to grow its industrial and commercial operations and its ambition to create the UK’s most efficient, low carbon collection operation

France’s ENGIE sells 29.9% stake in Suez to Veolia

Veolia confirms its intention to file a voluntary public takeover bid on the remaining Suez share capital to complete the merger of the two companies

Waste-to-energy plant to warm homes in Cardiff with £26.5m district heating network

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility could generate enough power to heat more than 68,000 households

Waste-to-energy plant reaches one million tonnes of non-recyclables milestone

Trident Park Energy Recovery Facility in Wales receives 350,000 tonnes of residual waste every year

Burning waste ‘could heat half a million UK homes and support net zero goal’

A new report suggests diverting 80% of the country’s non-recyclable waste for green heat could also help avoid four million tonnes of carbon emissions by 2030 alone

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