News Thursday 6 August 2020
5 August 2020

Recycleye gains funding for MRF sensor technologies  

London-based start-up Recycleye has secured £500,000 in funding from Innovate UK to trial a sensor it says replicates “the power of human vision” to identify items in waste streams. With the funding Recycleye says it hopes to implement its Vision sensor into material recycling facilities (MRFs) to benefit an industry ...

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24 October 2000

Tony Blair backs doorstep recycling for all

 

Prime Minister Tony Blair - in a passionate speech about the need to tackle a range of environmental issues - called today for every local authority to offer “doorstep recycling”. His focus on kerbside or doorstep recycling came during a ...

23 October 2000

Three compartment vehicle for glass collection

 

Rushcliffe Borough Council, covering some 157 square miles of Nottinghamshire, has taken delivery of a new Terberg Toploader 25 - a glass recycling collection vehicle. The Toploader is to be used for collecting green, clear ...

23 October 2000

SITA seeks European contracts

 

Waste management giant SITA is to shake-up the way it is branded across the world and at the same time target pan-European contracts for waste management and recycling along the lines of a contract it has secured with Carnaud Metalbox. ...

23 October 2000

Recycle your bicycle, in Kent

 

Kent Council through its War on Waste Campaign is this week inviting residents to ‘Recycle your Bicycle’. During what is half term week, residents are being told that they can donate bicycle and any cycling equipment at ...

23 October 2000

Recycling portion in billion pound council spending boost

 

Three years from now councils will have more than 1.1 billion more than current provision to spend than is currently allocated for environmental and cultural services, including waste, junior environment Minister Chris Mullin announced last ...

23 October 2000

New generation Unimog unveiled

 

With the concept of 'be;st value' becoming ever-more important, municipal operators with an under-utilised waste management vehicle fleet could do worse than consider the new Unimog from Mercedes-Benz. Capable of performing a ...

23 October 2000

Call for standard green labelling to help consumers

 

Standard labelling for cars, homes and domestic equipment could make buying green much easier, a new report confirms today. A 'fa;mily' of graded performance labels would allow consumers to choose purchases which were ...

23 October 2000

Caradon kerbside for Cornwall Paper Company

 

The second stage of a kerbside collection scheme run by Caradon District Council in Liskeard, Cornwall got underway this month. The scheme will initially serve 1,500 households in Liskeard and follows a trial launched for 400 ...

23 October 2000

Production cuts vital to stop steel output surge

 

Global steelmaking is running out of control and production cuts will have to be implemented soon to stop the industry racing into the abyss. The warning about oversupply came this week from steel consultancy and report company ...