Isabel Vela, una de las mujeres que ha conseguido empleo en la cadena de reciclaje a través del programa "Reciclar para cambiar vidas"

Women at risk of exclusion make their way in the waste sector. They now...

The Ecoembes social inclusion programme “Recycling to change lives” seeks to achieve equal opportunities for men and women in the world of work. In the last three years, the number of women at risk of social...

Área Metropolitana de Barcelona awards Ferrovial Services contract for treatment of waste from street...

Ferrovial Services will treat the waste from street cleaning in the municipalities that make up the metropolitan area for the next three years. The contract is worth over €23 M. El Área Metropolitana de Barcelona...
La cuarta planta de biorresiduos de la Xunta estará ubicada en el polígono empresarial de Verín

Galician Regional Government to build fourth biowaste plant with €5.5 million budget

The Galician Regional Government is to build its fourth biowaste treatment plant in the Pazos Business Park in the municipality of Verín. The announcement was made yesterday by the Regional Minister for the Environment, Territorial...

European Parliament call for tighter EU consumption and recycling rules

The report, adopted today with 574 votes in favour, 22 against and 95 abstentions, is a response to the Commission’s Circular Economy Action Plan. Binding 2030 targets are needed for materials use and our consumption footprint,...

Digitisation, efficiency and decarbonisation the pillars of the Ecovidrio project for European Recovery Funds

Ecovidrio, a non-profit organisation responsible for the management of glass packaging waste recycling in Spain, has submitted the project "Glass: 100% recyclable, 100% sustainable, 100% ready for the future" for European recovery funds. The 13 initiatives...

TheCircularLab launches first circular economy startups map

In recent years, concern for the environment and the search for a more responsible and sustainable model of society for the planet, based on what is known as the circular economy, have come to...

RepescaPlas project achieves new high value-added products from marine litter through chemical recycling and...

The RepescaPlas project has ended its third year with a total of 4,218 kg of marine litter recovered from the ports of Marín in Galicia, La Restinga in El Hierro and Gandia in Valencia...

Plastics, a growing environmental and climate concern: how can Europe revert that trend?

While awareness, concern and action over how we dispose of plastics in the marine environment and elsewhere have grown enormously in recent years, there are many other and less known impacts of plastics, including...

Recyclia fosters use of selective collection points for e-waste in Madrid

Recyclia colabora con el Ayuntamiento de Madrid en una campaña de información y de refuerzo de la señalización de estos puntos de recogida.

Greene to recover 50,000 tonnes of used textiles and footwear in Eco Challenge project

Elche-based company Greene Waste to Energy is participating as a partner in the Eco Challenge project, an initiative that brings together different companies in the footwear sector. Amongst other objectives, these companies are seeking...