Manufacturer eyes zero waste wind turbine blades by 2030

LM Wind Power aims to send no excess manufacturing materials to landfills without energy recovery

Fresh £180,000 funding to fish for marine litter in Scotland

The latest funding for the Fishing for Litter scheme will be used to cover waste collection and disposal, staff costs and education materials

British High Commission announces 13 low carbon projects in South Africa

Projects include the development of solar-powered battery charging infrastructure and installation of cloud-based metering and renewable energy technologies in new developments and retrofit buildings

Circular economy programme launched in Turkey and Western Balkans

It will support investments in the private sector, particularly SMEs, to implement innovative and resource efficient technologies and adopt circular business models

Japanese life insurance firms invest in green bonds to support climate action

Projects that will be supported include renewable energy, energy efficiency and new technologies in waste management and agriculture that reduce greenhouse gas emissions

City Climate Finance Gap Fund provides support to 33 cities

It helps cities understand their exposure to climate challenges and develop plans and strategies to reduce emissions and vulnerability to climate risks, among others

Waste management firm Biffa completes acquisition of Viridor’s assets

The acquisition will expand Biffa’s industrial and commercial collections business and recycling capabilities in the UK

EBRD takes stake in Turkish waste-to-energy firm

With the investment, EBRD aims to promote private-sector collaboration in municipal waste management

How could Covid-19 clinical waste help slash Birmingham’s emissions?

Veolia’s energy recovery facility at Birmingham will process waste from a giant NHS Test and Trace laboratory to supply green energy

Can you hear lions roaring from the bins?

Waste, equivalent to the weight of 36 lions, was collected in Leicester Square during England v Scotland game