Category Archives: Renewables

Update on Apple’s Environmental Initiatives: Renewable energy & Recycling


It was good to see that the Environment featured highly in the recent Apple Keynote (21 March 2016) presenting their new products, such as the new Apple iPhone and iPad Pro. Indeed, nearly 15% of the hour-long keynote highlighted Apple’s … Continue reading

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Russian Waste Management Developments


On this website, I seek to cover national and international developments that will impact on environmentalists across the world. My earlier posts have commented on the future direction of waste management within the European Union, which impacts upon the United … Continue reading

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UK Consultation: The Batteries and Accumulators (Placing on the Market) (Amendment) Regulations 2015


The United Kingdom’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has issued a consultation on the method of implementation of Directive 2013/56/EU (the latest version of the Batteries and Accumulators and Waste Batteries and Accumulators Directive), for text not already … Continue reading

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RWM at the NEC


One of Europe’s premier waste management event is about to start tomorrow (10 September 2013) for three days at the Birmingham NEC. The Resource Efficiency and Waste Management Solutions event (RWM) is hosting: 750+ exhibitors bring you the latest products and … Continue reading

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CIWM Journal On-Line


Earlier this week (11 June 2013) saw the launch of a new resource for waste professionals from the Chartered Instutution of Wastes Management (CIWM). The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management is the professional body which represents over 6,500 waste professionals … Continue reading

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Costs and Consequences of Expanding Biofuel Use in the UK


A recent Chatham House report lifts the lid on the costs and consequences of expanding Biofuel Use in the UK. Biofuel use in the United Kingdom is set to increase significantly despite continued sustainability concerns. In the current financial year … Continue reading

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Waste and resource management sector: £7 billion boost in investment


The waste and resource management sector is due to get a boost of £7 billion over the next six years according to a new investment report produced by LRS Consultancy and Catalyst Corporate Finance. The mergers and acquisitions report was launched … Continue reading

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