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Cash fund to boost UK e-scrap collection

The recycling and reuse of small electrical and electronic in the UK has been boosted by a £3.5m fund. The…

Tyre recycling funding to clean up Ireland’s agri-sector

Tyre recycling in Ireland will be boosted by funding worth EUR 700 000, which was granted by the Minister for…

Aurubis envisages ‘fundamentally stable’ copper scrap market

Global – World-leading copper recycler Aurubis generated operating earnings before taxes of Euro 79 million (US$ 98 million) in the…

Funds on offer to innovators creating ‘next-generation’ wearables

Global – WEAR Sustain is launching its second and final competition call-out, offering total funding of Euro 2.4 million (US$…

How should taxpayer-funded car scrapping schemes be designed?

United Kingdom – Following the introduction of scrappage schemes by a number of vehicle manufacturers, the UK government has launched…

Guam’s 2.6 million recycling fund frozen as regulations are pending approval

Micronesia – More than US$ 2.6 million has gone towards Guam’s Recycling Revolving Fund, sourced mainly from recycling fees paid…

Closed Loop Fund invests US$ 3 million in ‘high value’ polymers recycling

United States – Clean tech company GreenMantra Technologies will receive an investment of around US$ 3 million from Closed Loop…

Funding for mattress recycling innovators in Wales

United Kingdom – Following a competitive application process, three bidders have been selected for funding of further work into the…

Dutch eco-bottle helps raise funds for ocean clean-up mission

The Netherlands – A significant share of marine litter consists of single-use plastic bottles. ‘€˜If you want to visualise this,…

Anonymous donor grants multi-million funding for Ocean Cleanup initiative

Global – The Ocean Cleanup project led by Dutchman Boyan Slat to rid the oceans of plastic has raised US$…

EUR 2.7 million funding for Dutch polystyrene recycling project

The Netherlands – A new technology allows the efficient recycling of polystyrene, even though this waste stream contains toxic chemicals…