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Today marks the second ever International E-waste Day, to bring awareness to the burden that e-waste places on the environment. The aim is to reduce that burden and save natural resources. More than 100 organisations from 44 countries stand behind... Read more

Air pollution is now the biggest environmental risk to public health in the UK. As unregulated medium sized combustion plants (MCPs) and generators, commonly used to heat hospitals, hotels and other large buildings, are a known source of... Read more

Printing has been around for thousands of years; in fact, the world’s oldest print book The Diamond Sutra was produced in 868 A.D. Since then, printing has come a long way, but in 2019 it faces a new challenge – to exist sustainably. Printing is... Read more

With environmental damage being a constant topic in the news and the improving technology and infrastructure for electric cars, 2019 is becoming the year in which UK motorists are making the switch to electric cars. In addition to the... Read more

As part of the 10th annual World Green Building Week, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has issued “a bold new vision” for how buildings and infrastructure around the world can reach 40% less embodied carbon emissions by 2030, and... Read more

Over 100 public and private partners covering the entirety of the plastics value chain have signed the declaration for the Circular Plastics Alliance, which aims to promote voluntary action to establish a well-functioning EU market in recycled... Read more

Dutch specialty chemicals company Nouryon has joined forces with water treatment company Van Remmen UV Technology on a novel method to address the growing concern of pharmaceutical micropollutants in waste water... Read more

Recently, biogas plant builder WELTEC BIOPOWER completed a biomethane plant for ALTHO, a French manufacturer of potato chips in St. Gérand, Brittany. The plant was planned and set up by the German manufacturer in collaboration with its French... Read more

Finance Ministers of the European Union met in Helsinki over the weekend to discuss ways in which environmentally sustainable growth can be financed and supported... Read more

There is much talk about improving the chemicals used in the laundry industry. Hygiene chemicals manufacturer Christeyns has come a long way in formulating detergents that not only produce improved wash outcomes but that are also kinder to the... Read more

Humanity is now more aware of its impact on the planet than ever before. The dangerous effects of climate change are well documented and, unless governments, businesses and society as a whole take drastic action in the near future, irreversible... Read more

Swiss food and drinks goliath Nestlé has set a target to acheive zero carbon emissions, in line the the aims of the Paris Agreement... Read more

Suntory Beverage and Food Europe (SBFE) has set out its plan to move to 100% sustainable plastic bottles within a decade, fully moving away from virgin plastic derived from fossil fuels, mirroring the Suntory Group’s global ambition... Read more

Packaging companies across Europe are developing relationships with the next generation of shoppers thanks to the TICCIT (Trees into Cartons, Cartons into Trees) programme which aims to teach primary school aged children about the circular economy... Read more

A new study by a consortium of NGOs has found that, despite making pledges to limit tax cuts and investment in fossil fuel industries by 2020, EU member states are still providing billions of euros in subsidies to these industries... Read more

Kiilto, a Finland-based manufacturer of industrial chemical solutions, has launched plant-based and environmentally-friendlier Easycool Futura cutting fluids. Made from renewable raw materials, the new products are not only... Read more

When we think of sustainability, we don’t often think of the print industry and its abundance of paper. Back in the days of the first ever printed book, The Gutenberg Bible, this was less of a worry, as the print industry began its life and was... Read more

Today we produce almost 400 million tonnes of plastics every year. Global population growth and a growing middle class means that, in just a few decades, the demand for goods and packaging made from plastics is set to rise three-fold... Read more

Sweden’s Electrolux today introduced the Better Living Program, a plan to enable better and more sustainable living for consumers around the world through 2030. With bold targets focusing on better eating, better garment care and a better home... Read more

Verksbyen, a new green neighbourhood in Fredrikstad in Norway, showcases the future of sustainable living. As part of the project, construction company Arca Nova Bolig is building five five-storey apartment buildings situated in Capjon Park area... Read more

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