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    100% fossil-free recyclable polymer - Avantium reaches key commercial milestone for its FDCA flagship plant with commitments for >50% of its output

    Avantium N.V., a leading technology company in renewable chemistry, announces that it has signed a conditional offtake agreement with Resilux, an international rigid plastic packaging supplier, for the supply of PEF resin from the planned Avantium FDCA flagship plant.

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    Cleanology switches to electric fleet in its latest sustainability drive

    Following a deal signed with Nissan last autumn, London-based cleaning and FM firm Cleanology has now taken delivery of its brand new all-electric London fleet.

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    Lanes Group shortlisted for three Water Industry Awards

    Water utility and drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has been shortlisted for three prestigious Water Industry Awards 2021.

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    Strategic Business Development Director - BeadaMoss®

    Climate17 are pleased to announce our partnership with BeadaMoss®, a specialist company who propagate sphagnum moss in a unique sustainable way, for peatland restoration and associated climate change mitigation.

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British shoppers could unwittingly be buying products containing wood from threatened forests A WWF-UK study reveals, raising concerns about the ability of some UK companies - including well known names selling hardwood furniture and musical instruments - to prove where their wood supply comes from.

A Scottish borders farm has made carbon reductions of 19% and financial savings of over £19,000 between 2011 and 2014 thanks to participation on the Scottish Government's Farming for a Better Climate (FFBC) initiative.

Mountains of waste Welsh slate are set to become recycled into 21st century tiles thanks to the ambitions of a young entrepreneur.

Biome Bioplastics is leading a major UK development programme to produce industrial-scale chemicals from plant waste. The aim is to accelerate the bioplastic market and create a practical biorefinery approach for the transformation of plant and agricultural waste.

Andy Atkins, Chief Executive Officer of Friends of the Earth, has announced that he will be stepping down from his role in the summer of 2015.

An Edinburgh firm that analyses big data from satellites for environmental solutions, such as forest and soil carbon stocks, has been given another fresh boost of large financial investment.

Prince Charles has challenged the financial sector  to go and convince their finance colleagues to account for sustainabilty, so that in five years every accountant in the world takes stock of nature.

Politicians of all colours have concluded that the UK Government will threaten sustainable production if it doesn't 'lift the regulatory burden' on remanufacturing, and wake up to the sector's 'enormous economic, social and environmental potential'.

A record number of companies are promising to rid their commodity supply chains of deforestation because of the business opportunities it can bring, according to new data from CDP's forests programme - but much needs to be done to change intentions into action.

A dyestuffs company can help clothing companies on their way to eco-conscious fashion, with a range of products created from agricultural waste. And it is embracing the latest in communications technology to enable transparency of the supply chain to consumers.

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