Bid to Make Household Appliances to be More Sustainable 2019-10-15 16:05:37 EU Efforts to Cut Energy Consumption & Boost Repair & Recycling of Appliances In an effort to reduce Europe's carbon footprint and to make energy bills cheaper for European consumers, the Commission has adopted new eco-design measures for products such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers and televisions. read more ... Pantelleria Lights a Path to Sustainable Waste Management on Small Islands 2019-10-10 16:03:45 IN DEPTH: Optimising Waste Collection on Small Islands for Intensive Recycling Marco Ricci-Jürgensen explains how the Italian island of Pantelleria has become a beacon of best practice for the collection, handling and recycling of municipal solid waste on small islands with economies heavily based on tourism. read more ... New RCVs Allow Recycling Streams Including Batteries to be Added to Veolia’s Service 2019-10-08 16:11:50 £36m Investment in Waste & Rcycling Collection Vehicles Boosts Recycling in Bromley Veolia’s new £6 million fleet of 36 waste and recycling collection vehicles, fitted with 360 degree on-board cameras as well as GPS tracking technology, has entered service in the London Borough of Bromley. read more ... Spanish Firm Cleans up in Waltham Forest 2019-10-04 16:14:47 Urbaser Commences Waste & Recycling Contract in East London Urbaser has taken over responsibility for Waltham Forest’s waste and recycling collections, following the award of a new eight-year contract. read more ... German Firm Honoured by the Oskar-Patzelt Foundation 2019-09-23 11:23:11 'Great Award of Medium-Sized Enterprises' for Recycling Equipment Manufacturer STADLER STADLER has been awarded the coveted ‘Great Award of Medium-Sized Enterprises’ for its strong sustainable and social activities by the Oskar-Patzelt Foundation. read more ... Organisation Also Calls for Stronger Policy to Improve Plastic Recycling 2019-09-20 14:58:03 European Trade Body FEAD Signs & Reacts to Circular Plastics Alliance’s Declaration FEAD has joined the Circular Plastics Alliance, while drawing attention to the importance of a stronger policy to significantly improve plastic waste recycling and reincorporation of recycled polymers into new products. read more ... Quick Move from Take, Make, Landfill Needed 2019-09-17 16:35:10 BLOG: Mike Ritchie’s Actions for a Circular Economy Circular Economy (CE) could be transformative. Transforming an economy from linear consumption to circular materials flow including redesign, recovery, reuse, repurposing, is just that – transformative. MRA Consulting’s Mike Ritchie argues that the sooner we move from “Take, Make, Landfill” the better. read more ...
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