Month: September 2014

MORRISONS TO USE WINE SCREW TOP THAT USES LESS ALUMINIUM AND IS EASIER TO RECYCLE

A new environmentally wine screw cap that is easier to recycle is being rolled out by supermarket Morrisons.

Posted in Retail

CIRCULAR ECONOMY EXPERT APPOINTED TO SUPERVISORY BOARD OF DESSO

Global carpet and sports pitches company Desso has appointed Robert-Jan van Ogtrop to its supervisory board.

Posted in Manufacturing

GERMAN SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW TECHNIQUE TO SORT PLASTICS

Researchers at Ludwig Maximilians Universität (LMU) in Munich have developed a new process that will allow the rapid separation of different plastics. Led by Professor Heinz Langhals of LMU’s Department of Chemistry, a technique has been developed that allows for

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SITA UK TO TURN LANDFILL SITES INTO SOLAR FARMS

A number of SITA UK’s landfill sites could be turned into solar farms following a deal signed with British Solar Renewables (BSR). Although SITA already generates energy from landfill gas at a number of capped sites, it tendered for the

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NESPRESSO PLANS TO INCREASE RECYCLING CAPACITY FOR ITS ALUMINIUM CAPSULES TO 100%

Nestlé’s premium coffee brand Nespresso has announced plans to increase the recycling capacity for its aluminium capsules to 100 per cent globally. Currently, the capacity exists where 75 per cent of its customers worldwide can order a recycling bag to

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