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- Scottish facility wins £500K grant to support circular cementNews: Funding for Scottish manufacturing facility to transform hazardous waste into solution for lower-carbon circular cement production.
- BSI Kitemark for laptop remanufacturer investing in UAENews: World’s first circular production company to get BSI Kitemark, UK laptop remanufacturer expands at Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone, UAE.
- In the Loop: Construction signs up to tackle pallet wasteNews: First ever circular economy, carbon net zero, pallet reuse scheme launched to combat major waste problem in UK construction.
- Innovation call to tackle problem of plastic packaging in AfricaNews: Afri-Plastics Challenge announces further grant funding to tackle the problem of plastic in the packaging supply chain in Africa.
- Sustainability & EPR: ‘Future of Packaging’ in The TimesPackaging, Sustainability & EPR: Articles for report in ‘The Times’ newspaper look at how the industry tells its story and new regulations.
- FMCG and retail giants back £1M fund for flexible plastic recyclingNews: Bringing Flexi Back! Five of UK’s biggest names in branded FMCG come together to form £1M Flexible Plastic Fund to boost recycling.
- Packaging Tax: ‘Future of Plastics’ in The TimesPlastic Packaging Tax: Article for report in ‘The Times’ newspaper asks whether UK Government is doing enough to stem the tide of pollution.
- Second-life battery solution for circular EV chargingNews: Innovative circular solution for EV charging reuses old electric car batteries for second-life renewable energy storage in Sweden.
- How to kick-start circular food systems in the cityNews: New platform and practical handbook launched to equip cities worldwide with tools to kick-start circular economy through food systems.
- New centre to drive Circular Revolution in WalesNews: Pioneering hydrogen car manufacturer launches Circular Economy Innovation Centre for Wales to help business go circular in practice.
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