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BBC Autumnwatch returns to Pitsea

Veolia Environmental Services has announced the return of BBC Autumnwatch to its landfill site at Pitsea, Essex. The show has returned to the site for an update on the fox family that presenter Liz Bonnin met during Springwatch.

Household food waste costs UK £12bn, says WRAP

WRAP has published new research which showed a sharp fall in household food waste by 13%, but which also reported that the UK throws away edible food worth £12bn a year, according to chief executive, Dr Liz Goodwin.

GlaxoSmithKline expands inhaler recycling service

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is expanding Complete the Cycle, a respiratory inhaler recycling scheme, to community pharmacies across the country. The scheme, run in partnership with TerraCycle UK, was reported to have been successfully trialled earlier this year in branches of the Co-operative ...

Driving Innovation in AD

WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) is launching two tender invitations to challenge the cost and efficiency of anaerobic digestion (AD) technology.

Hydropower to the people

Wherever a flow of water is heading back to the ocean whence it came, there is energy to be collected. The principal obstacles to a hydropower scheme are economic and environmental. To be viable the value of its power must sufficiently exceed its building and running costs, and its impact on the ...

Keep Britain Tidy unveils 'Love where you live' campaign

Keep Britain Tidy has kick-started its new national anti-littering campaign ‘Love where you live’ by encouraging everyone to take five minutes to show that they love where they live; whether that involves picking up some litter or sweeping the pavement outside their home or business.

Investment firm buys Egbert H Taylor & Co

Egbert H Taylor & Co, the UK-based specialist in the design and manufacturer of 4-wheeled steel waste and recycling container systems, has been acquired by Sullivan Street Partners, an investment firm.

EA admits errors in fridge data

The fridge recycling industry and the regulatory authority for the recycling of fridges, the Environment Agency, are responsible for causing “significant environmental damage”, according to an independent study.

Campaign aims to cut down on restaurant waste

The Sustainable Restaurant Association has announced that 80 restaurants are backing its ‘too good to waste’ campaign to cut food waste. Restaurants include Michelin-starred the Quilon, as well as the Oxo Tower.

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