Hemp is due a hayday as farm-grown revival begins across UK
The British Hemp Company has launched a mill in Warminster and has boosted its plans for 12 farms across the UK, with its founder Stephen Glover pointing out that being locally grown it avoids the carbon footprint of imports. In the 1930s hemp fell out of favour in Britain after the price fell and a government disinformation campaign wrongly linked hemp with Cannabis.
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Yorkshire-Based Plastic Firm Ploughs £750K into New Recycling Facility
Plastic reprocessing firm, Bright Green Plastics, which recycles over 40,000 tonnes of household and commercial waste into reusable material each year, has invested £750,000 into the development of its new plastics sorting plant.
New Recycling Test Facility
Following an increase in the demand for material testing, Bunting Magnetics Europe has constructed a new recycling test facility at their Master Magnets manufacturing operation in Redditch. Initially, the facility will house two models of Stainless-Steel Magnetic Separator and an Eddy Current Separator.
Millions of Dolav plastic pallet boxes assist recycling
Widely used in recycling and waste management, the Dolav Ace withstands harsh use including lead-acid battery recycling. Dolav customers, including recyclers, have bought more than a million Dolav Ace plastic pallet boxes in just ten years. In addition, in the last 42 years, Dolav made and supplied millions of other Dolav pallet boxes globally.
IRISH DRAINAGE SPECIALIST CUTS LANDFILL VOLUME COSTS
Irish drainage specialist JC Enviro, looking to significantly reduce its landfill burden, has invested in a mobile dewatering unit will allow the extraction of rag and grit from a variety of waste water systems, including digester cleanouts, storm tank cleaning and gully waste. The new equipment comes from waste solutions company, CDEnviro.