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Pickles launches £5m recycling reward scheme in latest bin collection salvo

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Funding scheme offering vouchers to household that recycle is only open to councils with weekly bin pick ups

29 Aug 2014

Plastic bag use plummets following Northern Ireland levy

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Assembly confirms five pence levy has delivered desired reduction in plastic bag use

29 Aug 2014

Beyond energy: Maximising the value of renewable resources

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The REA's Dr Nina Skorupska explores the many varied materials that renewable technologies produce and the role of certification in building markets for these products

27 Aug 2014

Why the world's biggest companies are investing in recycling

Interest in recycling is looping back around - and here's $100m to help make the circular economy a reality

22 Aug 2014

Green Investment Bank pumps £64m into Derby energy-from-waste plant

Long term loan financing to turn city's waste into enough low carbon power for 14,000 homes

21 Aug 2014

Veolia seeks to turn rubbish dump into solar farm

Plans submitted for 38MW solar array at disused clay quarry and landfill site

20 Aug 2014

All together now: 'Three lions made of waste...'

The home of English football now has three lions made of rubbish

14 Aug 2014

Which charity should bag Tesco's environmental donation?

Tesco asks public to vote for Scottish and Welsh charities that could benefit from £1.8m plastic bag levy funding each year

12 Aug 2014

Microsoft and iFixit launch gadget repair guidance site

Companies want to help people set up repair businesses to save the environment

08 Aug 2014

North Face to trek towards ambitious recycled materials goal

Outdoor clothes and equipment firm to use only recycled polyester by 2016

07 Aug 2014

Could this man really save the world?

Could GE Hitachi's Eric Loewen deliver the next generation nuclear reactor capable of providing the clean energy the world desperately needs?

06 Aug 2014

Wales flicks switch on largest food waste to energy plant

Biogen's £7.5m Waen plant in Denbighshire set to produce enough electricity to power city of St Asaph

05 Aug 2014

Why American Eagle, H&M, Nike and Puma want your hand-me-downs

Almost 95 per cent of textiles can be reused or repurposed - I:Collect wants to kickstart the process, and it may be in a store near you

01 Aug 2014

Sainsbury's stacks up green achievements with recycled food crates

Company announces it has become the first UK retailer to deploy food crates made from 100 per cent recycled material

30 Jul 2014

Has waste hijacked the circular economy?

Susanne Baker of the EEF bemoans our willingness to equate the entire circular economy with simple efforts to boost recycling rates

28 Jul 2014

DuPont and GM's lessons for closing in on zero waste

How dedicated are you to going landfill-free? One company did it in less than three years with few people, no capital and an unglamorous laundry list

25 Jul 2014

MPs demand action to end 'throwaway society'

Environmental Audit Committee report slams government over 'lack of leadership' and calls for bold new policies to usher in circular economy

24 Jul 2014

UK outlines latest nuclear waste storage plans

Government to begin two year search for a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility

24 Jul 2014

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