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Growth in the UK renewable energy job market decreases

Growth in the UK renewable energy job market has decreased from 9% to 2.5% over the past two years, according to new data from the Renewable Energys Association (REA).

There were 125,940 jobs in renewable energy in 2015/16, yet the REA ...

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Recycled coffee cups make Manchester’s gardens greener

Discarded coffee cups collected across Manchester have been recycled into bird feeders, plant pot holders and chalk boards thanks to a new initiative.

Almost 30,000 used coffee cups were collected in the city centre from October 2016- ...




Kerbside collection of beverage cartons hits 66% milestone

Kerbside collection of beverage cartons has hit 66%, according to new figures released by the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK.

The milestone represents a more than 16-fold increase on 2006 levels, when just 4% ...






New approach to recycling could secure £150m a year

Councils could plough £150m into the economy every year if they used their recycling services to generate high-quality materials, a new report claims.

Conducted by five recycling companies in Northern Ireland, the study found that over ...


Schools win thousands of pounds in recycling contest

Waste management company Mick George has awarded 1,000 prizes to school children as part of a recycling educational programme.

For the last eight weeks the company has given children in Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire ...

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