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Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go
Resource & 'Waste'
An initiative from recycling campaign #LeedsByExample means that students at Leeds Beckett University can now donate money to the homeless while they recycle their plastic bottles and cans or paper cups on campus - and targets millennials who eat most on the go than other age groups but recycle the least.
Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined
Academics have patented a new concept that would see food production taken underground. The revolutionary ideas are being promoted by University of Nottingham academics Professor Saffa Riffat, Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and President of the World Society of Sustainable Technologies, and Professor Yijun Yuan, Marie Curie Research Fellow.
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.
IMPACT AIR SYSTEMS TO LAUNCH 'TRY BEFORE YOU BUY' KITS AT RWM 2016
Global waste extraction and separation specialists, Impact Air Systems, will launch their new ‘try before you buy’ testing kits at this year’s Resource and Waste Management Exhibition 2016, as a leaning towards further innovation.
BIOGAS UPGRADING MADE SIMPLE
Purac Puregas Ltd has delivered and installed a CApure Biogas Upgrading Plant for a private company in Wiltshire. The plant was fully assembled and rigorously tested in their manufacturing facility prior to shipment, making installation and commissioning a speedy matter.
CROMWELL POLYTHENE SECURES MAJOR COMPOSTABLES CONTRACT FOR NEW FOOD WASTE RECYCLING SCHEME
Cromwell Polythene has won a major contract to supply 7.3 million compostable kitchen caddy liners to East Lothian Council in East Scotland, which has introduced a food waste kerbside collection scheme to boost its recycling rate and comply with legislative targets.