Blueprint sets out how the UK can lead the world in managing its waste

12th June 2020 | Recycling

A new “blueprint” looks at how the UK – and the Midlands in particular – can take advantage of its industry, facilities and expertise in energy to become a “global leader”. A new report published by the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) and the Birmingham Energy Institute at the University of Birmingham sets out a “blueprint…Read more

Energy drink – a startup is recycling coffee waste into biofuel

12th June 2020 | Recycling

Coffee chains create a lot of waste, from disposable takeaway cups to the used grounds that are sent to rot in landfills. Starbucks (SBUX) has started to trial recyclable alternatives to the disposable cups. But the used coffee is often overlooked. UK starup Bio-bean thinks it has found a way to turn that waste into…Read more

British Gas owner Centrica to slash 5,000 jobs in turnaround plan

11th June 2020 | Residential Energy

The boss of British Gas owner Centrica has set the company on a new path as he announced the loss of 5,000 jobs at the energy giant this year. Chris O’Shea said he regretted the “difficult decision” that had to be taken as he tried to slim down the ailing company. More than half of…Read more

UK capable of creating 700,000 new green jobs by 2030

11th June 2020 | Commercial Energy

With the correct support from central government and local authorities, the UK could create almost 700,000 new green jobs within a decade, and a further 488,000 through to 2050, new research has concluded. Produced by the Local Government Association (LGA), the report comes amid a backdrop of warnings that the UK unemployment rate could soar…Read more

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