Waste

Exmouth has received official “plastic-free” status

Exmouth has received official “plastic-free” status

Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), a nonprofit organisation dedicated to marine conservation, has officially recognised Exmouth as a Plastic Free Community.

Author: RBN | Date: 18 January 2023

Policy Waste plastic pollution Waste Management zero waste
Catching the Wave of Ocean Pollution

Catching the Wave of Ocean Pollution

Our ocean’s plastic pollution has terrible effects on biodiversity, fishing, tourism, and coastal communities. In order to address this issue, the EU has taken numerous actions, including direct legislative measures, awareness-raising efforts (such as the ongoing #EUBeachCleanup), and financial support for creative projects addressing marine plastic pollution. One of those initiatives is the EU-funded project “STRANDET,” which helps recycle a significant volume of plastic that has been gathered on beaches in Denmark’s north-west Jutland.

Author: RBN | Date: 29 October 2022

Waste plastic pollution Waste Management zero waste
Qatar Aviation Services has joined the industry’s most advanced environmental management system

Qatar Aviation Services has joined the industry’s most advanced environmental management system

The subsidiary of Qatar Airways Group, Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), announced its partnership with International Air Transport Association (IATA) to join the latest expansion of the IATA Environmental Assessment Programme (IEnvA) for ground service providers as the first ground handler globally.

Author: RBN | Date: 8 September 2022

Energy Investment Waste Carbon energy Net Zero transport
High Street Chemist ‘Boots’ to Stop Selling Plastic-Based Wet Wipes in the UK

High Street Chemist ‘Boots’ to Stop Selling Plastic-Based Wet Wipes in the UK

Pharmacy joins other retail chains vowing to stop sales of plastic wipes by end of this year, as part of efforts to cut non-biodegradable waste.

Author: RBN | Date: 1 August 2022

Waste plastic Waste Management zero waste
Businesses share green knowledge to save carbon and money

Businesses share green knowledge to save carbon and money

A Staffordshire Moorlands pub has changed the way it operates to save on carbon. It comes as Staffordshire businesses big and small are sharing expertise to save money and carbon emissions.

Author: RBN | Date: 21 April 2022

Energy Waste Carbon energy Net Zero zero waste
Amount of waste on UK beaches is falling, national clean-up finds

Amount of waste on UK beaches is falling, national clean-up finds

75% of ocean littler is still plastic or polystyrene and the government approach not good enough, say campaigners

Author: RBN | Date: 22 December 2021

Waste plastic Waste Management zero waste