Cheese waste vodka and EV battery recycling: The best green innovations of the week
Every week, numerous eye-catching and potentially transformational innovations are being developed to help businesses and nations turn energy and sustainability ambitions into actions. Here, we round up six of the best.
Formula E announces battery recycling partnership
The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has announced a new partnership to recycle lithium-ion batteries that were used during the first two seasons of the electric racing series.
Toyota and Panasonic forge partnership to develop EV batteries
Japanese carmaker Toyota and electronics giant Panasonic have forged a new partnership that will see the two companies collaborate to develop innovative battery technologies for electric vehicles (EVs).
Currys PC World pioneers home collection of used batteries
Currys PC World is set to start collecting end-of-life batteries from customers' homes when it delivers new appliances, as part of a campaign to stop Brits from hoarding used batteries.
Five of the best: Faraday Battery Challenge grant winners
With the Government announcing £22m of funding for a host of "world-leading" battery storage projects, edie takes a look at five of the winning programmes that could accelerate the UK's burgeoning low-carbon economy.
Campaign launched to help Brits stop hoarding used batteries
Top retailers including Asda and B&Q have come together to help British people improve battery recycling rates, as a new survey shows that UK households are holding onto around 178 million used batteries.
Ecosurety and Hubbub to collaborate on consumer-facing recycling campaigns
Resource efficiency firm Ecosurety has announced a new partnership with environmental charity Hubbub to launch a consumer-facing campaign later this year aimed at boosting recycling rates in the UK.
Post-Brexit Britain to offer circular economy for batteries with new recycling plant
The UK will no longer need to export used batteries across Europe thanks to the development of a new plant which will allow the country to be self-sufficient in battery recycling as it prepares to leave the EU.