20p Scheme to Boost Bottle Collections for Recycling & Cut GHG Emissions 2019-06-11 10:57:08 Deposit Return Scheme to Cut 160,000 tonnes from Scotland’s Carbon Footprint Under Scotland’s deposit return scheme consumers will pay a 20p deposit when they buy a drink in a single-use container. They get that back when they return the empty bottle or can to be recycled. read more ... MIT & City of Amsterdam Develop Waste Catching ‘Roboats’ 2019-06-11 09:53:07 IN DEPTH Autonomous Robotic Boats Could Collect Garbage in Amsterdam’s Canals Researchers from MIT and the AMS Institute have teamed up to develop an autonomous robotic boat to remove waste from the city’s many canals - among other applications. read more ... 10 Year Deal to Revamp Recycling Collections 2019-06-07 15:29:40 €243m Waste & Recycling Contract for SUEZ in Somerset French environmental services firm, SUEZ, has secured a 10 year contract worth around €243 million from the Somerset Waste Partnership. read more ... French Firm to Manage Over 1mt of Waste for Greater Manchester Combined Authority 2019-05-31 12:21:30 SUEZ £1bn Waste Management Contract in Greater Manchester Begins Starting tomorrow, 1 June, SUEZ will begin delivering waste management services for Greater Manchester, UK, handling some 1.1 million tonnes annually from nearly 2.3 million residents under a contract worth over £1 billion. read more ... XR3000C mobil-e Makes 10,500 km Journey to Boost Ecuador’s Waste Management 2019-05-28 13:15:40 UNTHA Delivers First Waste Shredder to Geocycle in Ecuador UNTHA has shipped its first waste shredder to Ecuador, as global waste management firm Geocycle prepares to deliver new co-processing solutions for clients in the South American country. read more ... Seven Hydrogen Powered Garbage Trucks to Trial in North West Europe 2019-05-28 12:18:27 HECTOR Project to Demonstrate Hydrogen Fuel Cell Refuse Collection Vehicles The HECTOR project will deploy and test seven fuel cell powered refuse collection vehicles to test the technology to reduce emissions from road transport in the north west Europe area. read more ... Global Deposit Scheme to Boost Plastic Waste Collection & Recycling 2019-05-24 13:16:03 Pöyry Proposal to Tackle the Plastics Problem Pöyry has developed a PlasticsToBio concept and initiative to address the global plastics waste problem, provide an economically viable concept to decouple plastics from fossil based materials, and make all plastics bio-based. read more ...
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