Britain set to miss 2020 environmental goals

13th November 2019 | Recycling

The UK is on course to miss many of its looming environmental targets despite repeated government promises to do more to tackle climate change in a year that has seen green politics become more prominent. Goals to reduce air and water pollution, improve biodiversity and increase the proportion of recycled waste look set to be…Read more

Industry questions value of bottle recycling scheme

10th November 2019 | Recycling

Glass bottles should not be included in the new cashback recycling scheme being introduced in Scotland and across the UK, waste and drinks industry experts have said. Potential carbon savings from including glass have been overstated, they claim, and the move could even prove more damaging to the environment than continuing with existing methods. The…Read more

Biogas is a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says ABDA

8th November 2019 | Commercial Energy

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ABDA) is urging the UK Government to consider biogas as a viable alternative to shale gas following the “indefinite suspension” of fracking across England, Scotland and Wales. Fracking – the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into the ground to open fissures and extract shale gas – was…Read more

Clearer labelling urged to boost recycling rates

7th November 2019 | Recycling

Clearer labelling to show if packaging can be recycled is needed to help councils boost recycling rates, town hall chiefs have urged. There also needs to be increased charges for hard-to-recycle products and measures to force producers to pay the full cost of disposing of their waste, the Local Government Association (LGA) said. Labelling for…Read more

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