Spain’s Capital Homes in On Organics to Meet 50% Recycling Target 2020-03-11 15:37:38 Waste Collection Goes Organic in Madrid As it endeavours to meet the 50% EU recycling target, Spain’s capital city of Madrid has been specifically targeting the separate collection of organic waste since 2017. In November last year, the city rolled out its brown bin collection scheme to a further eight districts, leaving just the very centre to come online later this year… read more ... Resource Hierarchies for all Organic Wastes Needed 2020-03-03 15:55:51 ADBA Report: Biomethane Could Deliver 30% of UK Carbon Budget by 2030 Biomethane from sources including the digestion of organic wastes could deliver 30% of the UK’s 2030 carbon budget in the hardest to decarbonise sectors and provide green heat to 6.4 million homes by 2030, according to a report from the ADBA. read more ... Smart Bin Reading Technology Goes Green 2020-02-11 14:26:15 New Biodegradable PVC RFID Smart Cards from Partitalia Italian ICT firm, Partitalia srl, has begun the production of smart cards and tags, used in applications such as smart bin collection systems, from biodegradable PVC characterised by the addition of additives that accelerate degradation in microbe-rich environments. read more ... Plant Based Compostable Packaging from Cafés & Eateries to be Recycled 2020-02-07 14:42:39 First Mile’s Compostable Packaging Recycling Service for decent packaging’s London Customers London based recycling firm, First Mile, has begun working with plant-based packaging specialist, decent packaging, to provide recycling collections to its London café and eatery customers. read more ... Compostable Plastics Could be Particularly Useful for Flexible Packaging 2020-02-06 12:16:27 New WRAP Guidance Over Compostable Plastic Packaging Based on the products and infrastructure that are available to packaging designers and specifiers, WRAP has published new guidance to help businesses make informed choices when considering the use of compostable packaging. read more ... Five Year Deal to Support Separate Collection of Urban & Agricultural Organics 2020-02-03 11:11:54 Novamont Agreement to Work with Serbian Government on Circular Bio-Economy A collaboration protocol was signed last week between Novamont and the Serbian government for the design of a circular bio-economy model that will enable the Balkan state to shape low-impact agricultural-environmental systems. read more ... Problematic Crop Waste Recycled into Biogas for Electricity, Cooking & Transportation 2020-01-07 15:35:16 Mobile QUBE Renewable Anaerobic Digestion Tech to Tackle Delhi’s Air Quality Crisis Somerset, UK based transportable anaerobic digestion specialist, QUBE Renewables, is working on a project in India with Haryana University to install fifty ‘QUBES’ in the paddy fields of the Punjab in a bid to tackle Delhi’s air quality crisis. read more ...
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