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Whisky waste doesn’t have to be poured down the drain anymore

What would you say if I tell you that the cars of the future may be powered by… whisky. You…

Recycling scholarship 2021: industry seeks out next generation

The Recycling Education and Research Foundation (RERF) wants to encourage youngsters to pursue a career in the recycling industry by…

Watchdog challenges shipping lines to curb illegal waste exports

A total of 52 organisations from all over the world have called upon major shipping lines to prove their corporate…

Novoloop ceo Miranda Wang: ‘We want to help double the size of the circular economy’

Novoloop, a Silicon Valley start-up company is claiming its ‘breakthrough’ accelerated thermal oxidative decomposition (ATOD) technology harvests carbon-rich feedstock from…

Israeli researchers can biodegrade PET into recyclable material

Researchers from Israel-based Ben Gurion University are looking into bio-degradation by bacteria in collaboration with Portuguese company Ecoibéria. Their objective is…

‘Waste is out of fashion’: fixing the gaps in the textiles industry

Unwanted clothing, fabric and other textiles currently make up the fastest growing waste stream in America. In fact, only about 15% of…

Safely avoiding the hazards of lithium-ion batteries

BHS-Sonthofen has upgraded its batteries recycling technology. ‘It reliably prevents fires and the release of hazardous gases, as the crusher…

Bentley seeking rare earth recycling solutions for its luxury cars

Bentley Motors is working together with the University of Birmingham on a three-year research project aiming to deliver a sustainable…

Singapore calls on Alba Group to tackle its e-scrap

Alba Group will help Singapore recover its growing volumes of electronic waste. The country’s National Environment Agency (NEA) has contracted…

Michelin cleaning up Chile’s dumped tyres

Michelin is building its first tyre recycling plant in Chile. This is the result of its partnership with Enviro, a Swedish company…

New solution for lithium recovery from electric cars

Researchers in China have discovered a new way to extract lithium from used lithium iron phosphate batteries. The innovative process generates…