'Biodegradable' plastic bags survive three years in soil

Biodegradable plastic bags can still carry shopping three years after being left in a natural environment.

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Shred-it joins the ranks of UK business Superbrands® 2019

Shred-it, one of the UK’s leading information security companies and a Stericycle solution, has announced it has been awarded Business Superbrands status for 2019. Shred-it’s protection solutions and services include secure document destruction, media destruction, branded goods and uniforms destruction as well as recycling services. It helps businesses to comply with legislation and ensures that customer, employee and confidential business information are protected at all times.

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Funding Available for the Industrial Heat Recovery Support (IHRS) Programme

The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently launched its Industrial Heat Recovery Support (IHRS) Programme, specifically designed to encourage and support industry investment in heat recovery technologies across England and Wales. The next application deadline is 31st May 2019 with two further deadlines of 31st July 2019 and 30th September 2019.

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Waitrose works on packaging made of langoustine shells

Waitrose & Partners has joined forces with Scottish biotec company CuanTec to work on a new film for food packaging made out of langoustine shells. CuanTec takes waste langoustine shells created from seafood processing to make a natural polymer – which can then be turned into a flexible film. The material also has the potential to be both industrially and home compostable.

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The Potential Revision of EN643

The EN 643 standard (Paper and board - European list of standard grades of paper and board for recycling) has become a foundation for the trade of paper for recycling (PfR) in Europe and beyond. Potentially, more importantly, it has become a reference for EU and National legislation aimed at further improving paper recycling, calculating recycling rates and, looking to the future, encouraging the growth of the Circular Economy. Such is the importance of EN643, it has become one of the most frequently accessed standards across Europe.

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Kemira mentor teams in Dash Lapland Challenge

Design hackathon is an event where diverse teams come up with innovative solutions to real-life problems, putting end users at the core. On April 12, a group of Kemira experts travelled to Rovaniemi, Finland, to mentor five teams participating in Dash Lapland, the northernmost design hackathon in the world. The teams worked intensively during the weekend to come up with solutions to our 1.5. degree challenge.

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