British Lithium Limited awarded £500k of government funding for hard rock lithium extraction

Lithium is a highly reactive metal used in batteries, for which demand has soared as sales of zero emission vehicles increased by nearly 160% in 2020 so far

Date set for first global recycling day

The date for the first global recycling day has been announced. The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) revealed it will take place on 18th March 2018 and aims to promote action on recycling around the world. During the course of this year, BIR will be announcing a number of initiatives to mark the day,, including […]

Britain needs ‘consistent waste system to boost recycling’

A more consistent waste management system is needed to improve Britain’s recycling rates. That’s according to a new report from the Green Alliance Circular Economy Task Force (CETF), which suggests leaving the EU will give Britain an opportunity to set up a more cohesive, fair and effective set of policies for dealing with rubbish. It suggests the […]

Chinese cities fail to balance growth and sustainability

Four in five Chinese cities are failing to strike a balance between growth and sustainability. That’s the finding of a new report by consultancy firm Accenture and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The study examined 73 of China’s largest cities and rated them across 32 performance indicators in three main categories: economic performance, resource and […]