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International energy company Total, plastic recycling technology provider Recycling Technologies, and global brands Nestlé and Mars have today (10 Dec) joined forces to develop an “innovative” industrial chemical recycling industry in France.

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A new report by the Particulate Research Group claims Government has made “misleading statements” about the health dangers posed by waste incinerators.

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Plant-based food coating company Apeel has launched its waste-cutting Apeel-coated avocados in Europe. Apeel is a family of plant-derived coatings that fresh food growers, suppliers, and retailers use to keep produce fresh. Produce with Apeel stays fresh two to three times longer, the company says, which promotes more sustainable growing practices, better quality food, and […]

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Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is opening a new £20 million line at its Edmonton factory in North London to increase production of its "most sustainable" products.

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"WikiWaste" aims to provide a consolidating library of resources and waste information that will continue to be freely available to all.

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Johnston Sweepers first to introduce new “lowest-emissions” Stage 5 JCB engine Johnston Sweepers has introduced the brand new Stage 5 JCB engines to its VT Range truck mounted sweeper range, the first sweeper company to add the super-clean engines to its range of engine choices for customers.  The 3 litre 55kW engine is available now […]

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A partnership between Ford and McDonald will soon mean coffee bean waste will be used in vehicle parts such as headlamp housing.

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Hotel chain Hilton is launching the UK’s “largest ever” soap recycling programme to reduce waste going to landfill and help communities in need. In partnership with Clean the World, Hilton hotels in the UK says it will divert 64 tonnes of waste from landfill every year, creating more than 700,000 new bars to distribute to those in […]

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The UK is second in Europe (Germany came first) in collecting and recycling waste PVC with a total of 137,989 tonnes recycled in 2018 across all PVC recycling formats.

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Changing the colour of bins makes a difference when it comes to increasing “on-the-go” recycling in public spaces, according to the lesson learnt from #LeedsByExample.

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