Four next-gen plastic recycling facilities obtain £20m

UK Research and Innovation says it is investing in ‘cutting edge’ facilities that are expected to increase the available recycling capacity and expand the range of plastics being recycled

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Electric Vehicle batteries to get a second life

Electric Vehicle batteries to get a second life: Science business Solvay has partnered with resource management company Veolia to develop resource efficiency for critical metals used in lithium-ion electric vehicle (EV) batteries. The extraction and purification of critical metals such as cobalt, nickel and lithium will be optimised by Solvay and transform them into raw…
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Norfolk County Council approve waste-to-energy project

Norfolk County Council approve waste-to-energy project: A new waste-to-energy project in the Norfolk County Council loal authority area is set to get approval, which potentially could save £2 million every year. Waste management company Veolia will be awarded a six-year contract to treat 108,000 tonnes of waste worth £102 million. The development is expected to…
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Alexa, when is my refuse bin being collected?

Alexa, when is my refuse bin being collected? Smart speakers and voice assistants will soon be able to provide recycling and waste information depending on the location of the user. Veolia has piloted a new programme for users of Amazon Alexa or ECHO dots and will get answers to questions like ‘when is my black…
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