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UK innovators get US$ 85 million backing to make packaging more sustainable

The UK Government has committed £60 million (US$ 85 million) to fund innovative ways of developing more sustainable forms of…

Steering Volvo on a sustainable route

Compounder Rondo Plast is helping Volvo Cars drive towards its ambition of having at least 25% of the plastic used…

Concrete ideas about sustainable buildings

Insights into a sustainable strategy by the authorities in the German city of Heidelberg was one of the highlights of…

Survey: consumers want more sustainable products

A survey of consumers in the UK suggests an overwhelming majority believe society should be more resource-efficient with 60% saying…

Recycled fridges deliver sustainable 3D printing

Plastic recovered from discarded fridges is being re-purposed into a resilient material that can be used in the 3D printing…

China and EU agree to put sustainability first

China and the European Union have signed a ‘historic’ memorandum of understanding on the circular economy at the 20th EU-China…

Dutch king tours most sustainable city in Europe

‘This chair is made from recycled mobile phone cases and toasters,’ king Willem Alexander of the Netherlands was told during…

High ferrous scrap prices sustained by healthy demand

Global – Ferrous scrap prices have been recording further gains in recent weeks, although President Trump’€™s decision to impose substantial…

The ‘most sustainable’ sports team shines a light on carbon fibre recycling

Global – ELG Carbon Fibre has joined forces with Land Rover BAR to recycle and reuse as much carbon fibre…

Leading role for recycling sector on India’s road to sustainable economic growth

India – The Indian government aims to set up scrap-based steel mills in the north and west of the country,…

Sustainable sunglasses ‘challenge every design and industry standard’

Belgium – What do you get when you recycle car dashboards, beverage bottles and refrigerators? Sunglasses, if you ask Belgian…