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One of the key figures in London’s Sustainable Industries Park is urging local authorities to think strategically about the planning of waste facilities rather than approving projects on an ad hoc basis.
Global e-waste market to double by 2017Subscription
The world markets in e-waste and e-waste component recycling are set to almost double in the next five years, according to a report.
London recycling pushSubscription
Boris Johnson has launched a revamped recycling campaign to encourage Londoners to divert more waste from landfill.
“Disruptive threats will bring big business incumbents to their knees… A circular economy is going to come whether you like it or not,” Mike Barry, head of sustainable business at Marks and Spencer has said.
Resource efficiency in the UK could create 8,500 jobs and give Euro10bn (£8.4bn) boost
Traditional waste management companies to evolve to become industrial partners, they say
£1.5m boost for circular economy designsSubscription
‘As much as 80% of a product’s environmental impact being determined at the design stage’
£5m boost for circular economy R&D Subscription
Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Knowledge Transfer Network offer to support applications
£5m sustainability fund for studentsSubscription
The National Union of Students (NUS) has been awarded £5m to help promote green behaviours among students and university staff.
A manufacturer of small and micro sized anaerobic digesters (AD) is giving away 20 of them to businesses that would benefit from having such technology on-site.