The twenty-seventh International Conference on Ecology and Safety

The twenty-seventh International Conference on Ecology and Safety is going to be held between 23rd and 27th June 2018 in Elenite, Bulgaria. The event is organized jointly by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Science & Education Foundation, Kavala Institute of Technology (Greece), Institute of Field and …

Plastic Trash Found in Ocean Animals Living 7 Miles Deep

Plastic trash can really be found on all corners of the Earth—even in the stomachs of deep-sea organisms, according to a new study from Newcastle University in England. Led by Dr. Alan Jamieson, the researchers found microfibers in crustaceans from six of the deepest places on the planet, the Mariana, …

India’s Essel Infra To Sell 685 Megawatts Of Solar Power Assets

Another Indian company which has a substantial renewable energy portfolio is looking to sell off its solar power assets. Essel Infraprojects, part of the Essel Group, is looking for buyers for its 685 megawatts of solar power capacity, which forms nearly 50% of its overall renewable energy portfolio of 1,400 …

UK Startup Winnow Raises $7.4 Million With Food Waste Reduction Tech

Commercial food waste is a huge problem. In the UK alone it was estimated that in 2011 the cost of food wastage was £2.5 billion for the hospitality and food service sector. This equates to approximately 1.3 billion meals. Of this wastage, 75% was avoidable. UK startup Winnow has been …

Wetherspoons Bans Plastic Straws

JD Wetherspoons has announced it will stop using plastic straws across its 900 pubs in the UK and Ireland by the end of this year, in a bid to curb plastic pollution. Instead it will switch to biodegradeable paper straws, with staff at the pub chain reducing the use of …

WRAP plans to take bite out of food waste with new youth-focused campaign

UK waste body WRAP has today unpacked a new strategy to encourage behaviour change among young adults in an attempt to address the UK’s flatlining progress on household food waste. Speaking at the RWM Conference today in Birmingham, WRAP CEO Marcus Gover set out a strategy that puts younger adults …