With the rise in consumer demand for low and no alcohol drinks, beer giant AB InBev is converting wasted alcohol from its low and no-ABV beers into biofuel, combining two major trends in the drinks industry. As demand for low alcohol drinks, beer in particular, has risen over the past 12 months, AB InBev’s European headquarters has struck a deal with a biofuel plant in Belgium in order to convert leftover alcohol from the brewing process into fuel.
New EU waste legislation adopted last year has redefined what can be considered “recycled” and resets targets for each packaging material. Gordon Shade goes through the expected changes and remaining challenges.
Seven UN entities have come together, supported by the World Economic Forum and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development to better address e-waste challenges. …
From tackling deforestation to closing the skills gap.
The material value of e-waste alone is worth $62.5 billion, three times more than the annual output of the world’s silver mines and more than the GDP of most countries.