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Key climate language poorly understood by majority in UK, poll finds

Terms such as ‘green’, ‘sustainable’ and ‘environmentally friendly’ understood only by minority, says studyThe British public has a worryingly low understanding of language around the climate crisis and environmental policies to reduce waste, according to the findings of a survey.Only a quarter of people questioned clearly understood the term “green”… 

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EuRIC: Julia Blees becomes new Secretary General

Under Emmanuel Katrakis’ leadership, EuRIC has experienced remarkable growth, becoming an indispensable partner in advancing the circular economy and sustainability initiatives across Europe, the association stated in a press release. His vision, commitment, and tireless dedication have positioned EuRIC as a key contributor to Europe’s green transition and an indispensable interlocutor of European institutions. Reflecting on his decision to step… 

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Geminor delivered waste volume record in 2023

In 2023, Geminor handled 2,403,820 tonnes of waste fractions in Europe for material recycling and energy recovery. This sets a new group tonnage record and marks a single-year growth of 31 percent, surpassing the 2022 total of 1,815,281 tonnes. Kjetil Vikingstad, CEO of Geminor, is delighted as the Group surpasses the milestone of handling over 2 million tonnes of waste… 

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An Arizona City Is Folding New Tech into Its Recycling Program

A new pilot project in the city of Surprise, Ariz., is coupling recycling with 3D-printing technology to give a new life to discarded plastic. The city is conducting the pilot […] 

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Transforming Waste into Power: The Imperative Shift to Waste-to-Energy Solutions on the Spot

In a world grappling with escalating waste management challenges and an increasing demand for sustainable energy sources, the paradigm shift towards converting waste into energy is not just an option—it’s […] 

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Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge Grand Prize and Growth Grant Winners Revealed

The Seeding The Future Foundation and Institute of Food Technologists  announce the Seeding The Future Grand Prize and Growth Grant winners for the  Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge, […] 

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Rubicon Announces the Launch of Trash or Treasure: Valentine’s Day

Rubicon Technologies, Inc. has announced the launch of the first Valentine’s Day campaign of its annual Trash or Treasure™ program. Now in its fifth year, Trash or Treasure helps reduce […] 

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Women of Waste Pro: Renee Malkaski Roll-off Sales/Billing, Ft. Myers, FL

Over the last 16 years at the Waste Pro Ft. Myers division, Renee Malkaski has seen a lot.“Amazing changes have happened during my time here, and I am proud to […] 

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New Foam Recycling Capabilities Bring Jobs and Environmental Benefits to Detroit and Tri-County Area in Michigan

Goodwill’s Green Works, a non-profit industrial recycler and subsidiary of Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, received a $50,000 grant from the Foodservice Packaging Institute’s Foam Recycling Coalition (FRC). The grant […] 

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Elemental Holding and Mitsubishi Corporation Agree to Strategic Partnership in Platinum-Group Metals Recycling

Elemental Holding SA and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed to form a strategic partnership in platinum-group metals recycling, covering Elemental’s global operations from collection to refined metal. The strategic partnership will combine […] 

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Charah Solutions Appoints Matthew Sutton as Chief Executive Officer

Charah Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of environmental services and byproduct recycling to the power generation industry, today announced the appointment of Matthew Sutton as President and Chief Executive Officer, […] 

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Growth in UK export for plastic packaging recycling in 2023 shows need for rethink on use of non-OECD

Year-on-year, despite increases in material being recycled in the UK, quantities of plastic waste exported for recycling from England have increased by more than 10% to just over 600,000 tonnes. Of this, more than 25% was sent to Turkey, 25,000 tonnes more than in 2022. This also means that just short of 1 million tonnes of plastic has been sent… 

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