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Archives: February 2019

Funding awarded for plastic pigment project

Packaging waste compliance scheme Ecosurety is working with three companies on a project to develop a chemical process to remove the pigment from black and other coloured rigid plastics. The project has today (26 February) been awarded £800,000 in funding from Innovate UK – the government’s innovation grant scheme – to...

Smart waste tracking firms get government funding boost

Five UK companies have been awarded up to £80,000 to develop digital processes of tracking waste from source to final disposal. Successful projects of the funding include research into tracking waste through electronic chips and sensors, the use of blockchain, looking at common reporting platforms and new data analytics. An...