The 1,000,000th compost bin is being delivered in the UK this week, and to celebrate Recycle Now’s Compost at Home team and Waste Aware Scotland brought a bit of glitz and glamour to home composting in Trafalgar Square yesterday with… Read More »Big Brother’s Lea celebrates composting
It wasn’t good news for the environment when the only reprocessing plant dedicated to the recycling of Tetra Pak cartons in the UK was closed down this summer. But things are looking up as Tetra Pak moves into talks with a number of UK paper mills in an attempt to to reach a 10% recycling rate by 2008 in the UK. Across the globe, the goal for Tetra Pak is to reach a 25% recycling rate. Read More »Tetra Pak talks about recycling
The Environment Agency claims that businesses that adopt green practices are saving UK industry upwards of £5 million every year. And while going green can save £££s, it also serves to enhance reputations with customers and investors, drives innovation and creates markets.
In it’s Spotlight on Business report, the Environment Agency looks at what is changing:
EPEAT can help you identify high performance, environmentally friendly computer equipment via their searchable online database. The database will be available to the public from Monday, 24th July 2006, listing products that meet the tough new green computer standard for… Read More »Can you EPEAT that?
Since last weekend, 16th July 2006 to be precise, it is illegal to dump tyres (even shredded ones) into landfill in the UK and Europe. All tyres removed from cars must now be recycled, recovered or re-used with options including… Read More »Landfill ban on tyres now effective
NEWS RELEASE From The Office Of Jean Lambert, London’s Green MEP
The European Parliament has today approved the awaited Battery Directive. Green MEP Jean Lambert welcomed the decision that will ensure schemes for the collection of used batteries and accumulators are set up throughout Europe by 2008.
Computer manufacturer, Dell, has recently announced a new policy extending its recycling efforts to consumers worldwide. Under its new policy, Dell will provide consumers no-charge recycling of any Dell-branded product, regardless of whether a replacement product is purchased. The company… Read More »Dell Computer Worldwide Recycling