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  • Oxford Team Looking To Convert Carbon Dioxide Into Jet Fuel

    A team of researchers at Oxford University have developed a scientific process that can take carbon dioxide currently in the atmosphere and convert it into jet fuel. The study, published in the journal Nature Communications highlights a method to convert what is... 

  • Sustainable Biofuel Target Announced For RAF Jets

    The Ministry of Defence has announced new targets for up to 50% use of sustainable fuel sources for aircraft. Aviation currently accounts for nearly two thirds of fuel used across defence, so the new standards, which came into effect in... 

  • Tomra And Stadler Combine To Provide Viridor MRF system

    Stadler UK, a subsidiary of German-based Stadler Anlagenbau GmbH, has led a £15.4 million project to upgrade the Viridor-operated Masons MRF near Ipswich in Suffolk.... 

  • Five Reasons Why It’s Important to Recycle Metals

    Recycling is an essential task we must all do to help save the planet, by reducing our carbon footprint, generate less waste, and use fewer natural resources. While there has been a concerted focus on plastic, and the harm it... 

  • Recycling Dos And Don’ts For The Festive Season

    Did you know… a whopping three million tonnes of waste is produced in the UK over the festive season? You don’t need us to tell you that is a LOT. However, while over half of Brits say that recycling is... 

  • New Biodiesel Development Process Could Boost Production

    It’s widely acknowledged that we need to find alternative fuels to the likes of oil and gas for the future. A team at Durham University has been focusing its efforts on biodiesel production and has found a new way to... 

  • Coronavirus Grant Boosts Waste Management Safety

    Many industries have been hit negatively as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but waste management has been good at weathering the storm of the COVID-19 climate. But while the industry is standing strong in all of the economic uncertainty,... 

  • New Guide Helps MRFs Manage Lithium Batteries Safely

    The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have jointly developed a Guide for Developing Lithium Battery Management Practices at Materials Recovery Facilities. According to Recycling Today,... 

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