With a new international standard being developed for water footprinting, Stuart Crisp, business development director of Concrete Pipeline Systems Association, considers how pipeline materials measure up
South West England, the Midlands and parts of Yorkshire have been removed from the Environment Agency's (EA) drought list due to the recent heavy rainfall.
New guidance launched by WRAP yesterday (10 May) provides local authorities with practical advice on how best to collect non-bottle rigid plastics in a drive to push up recycling and reduce contamination at reprocessing plants.
Drax power station is a month away from the completion of a £100m steam turbine upgrade which it claims will cut the plant's CO2 emissions by one million tonnes a year.
The quality of plastic bottles sent for reprocessing in recent years has deteriorated due to the "rampant" rise of mixed plastics in the waste stream, according to an industry expert.
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