Waste management giant Biffa receives £1.3bn takeover offer

The possible buyout proposal came from affiliates of a US equity firm

New circular fund targeting plastic waste aims to raise $500m

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste said the fund will help remove plastic waste from the environment, increase recycling and drive the global transition towards a circular economy for the plastic value chain

Levenseat to invest £4m to upgrade materials recycling facility in Scotland

The new facility is designed to process up to 200,000 tonnes of waste per year

Glitch leaves solar-powered bins full of rubbish

Smart bins that send signals when they are full failed to do so due to a technical issue

Veolia launches its first renewable-fuelled fleet

The fleet will be entirely powered by renewable hydrotreated vegetable oil

Viridor opens £317m Avonmouth plastics recycling and energy recovery plant

The facility near Bristol has the capacity to process 1.6 billion items of plastic and divert around 320,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from landfill every year

Hydrogen makes Scottish streets cleaner and greener!

Hydrogen-powered refuse trucks start cleaning streets in Aberdeen

West Midlands village to give dead EV batteries a second life

Veolia will build a new facility that is predicted to process 20% of the UK’s end of life EV batteries by 2024

England missed household waste recycling target

Recycling from household waste fell by 1.5% in 2020, according to official data

Small businesses to secure $3m green boost

Automated waste sorting technology and methane monitoring systems will be among the projects to be backed