Billions are set to be lost in recycling crisis

26th August 2021 | Recycling

Britain is heading towards a full-blown recycling crisis which if left unchecked could cost the economy billions of pounds and do untold damage to the environment. The pandemic and explosion in online home shopping have driven huge shifts in consumer behaviour and the UK’s creaking recycling infrastructure can no longer cope with the sheer amount…Read more

UK’s hopes of boosting hydrogen trade hobbled by Brexit

26th August 2021 | Commercial Energy

The UK Hydrogen Strategy, unveiled last week, has many similarities with the EU’s own blueprint presented one year before, analysts say. But trade and regulatory cooperation between the two sides is complicated by Brexit, with the UK likely to become a rule-taker at the end of the day. The EU outlined its long-term hydrogen plans…Read more

18th August 2021 | Commercial Energy

UK business and energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has set out plans to create a thriving low carbon hydrogen sector in the UK over the next decade and beyond. The UK’s first-ever Hydrogen Strategy aims to support more than 9,000 UK jobs and unlock £4 billion investment by 2030. The strategy document lays out its bid…Read more

Blue hydrogen more carbon-intensive than gas and coal

13th August 2021 | Commercial Energy

A study by Cornell and Stanford University researchers has found that – despite being touted as an environmentally friendly approach to heating – blue hydrogen has a carbon footprint significantly greater than natural gas, coal and diesel. Hydrogen is a potentially zero-carbon fuel source, producing just heat and water when burned or used in fuel…Read more

Coca-cola bottles make up 16 per cent of plastic waste on UK beaches, analysis finds

10th August 2021 | Recycling

Coca-cola branded bottles remain the most common plastic litter found washed up on UK beaches, according to new analysis. Some 16 per cent of plastic found on Britain’s shores had the Coke label attached, according to marine conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS). Around 65 per cent of all plastic discovered by the charity originated…Read more

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