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1 November 2013

Saudi waste management company GEMS could sell for $350m

Emerging markets investment manager Ashmore Group could sell its majority stake in a Saudi Arabia-based waste management company Global Environmental Management Services (GEMS.

29 October 2013

Waste2Tricity negotiates $1.5m investment for Thai subsidiaryp

UK-based waste-to-energy company Waste2Tricity has negotiated a $1.5m investment for its Thai subsidiary Waste2Tricity International.

28 October 2013

KPCB leads eRecycling’s $105m Series C roundp

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has led a mammoth $105m Series C financing round for existing portfolio company eRecycling Group, which pays for unwanted mobile phones to sell to new users

28 October 2013

Chemical recycling company GlyEco raises $7.14mp

Phoenix, Arizona-based glycol-recycling company GlyEco has raised $7.14m from 55 undisclosed investors.

22 October 2013

Bill Gates buys six per cent of Spain’s infrastructure company FCC

Bill_Gates_170_170 Bill Gates has purchased six per cent of the global infrastructure and environmental services company FCC, headquartered in Spain, at a cost of €113.5m.

18 October 2013

US’s Waste Management to build renewable natural gas facility

Houston, Texas-based Waste Management to build renewable natural gas facility in Fairmont City, which will export natural gas extracted from decomposing landfills.

15 October 2013

UK’s Biffa acquires Shanks’ solid waste businessp

UK-based waste management company Biffa is to acquire the majority of Shanks' UK solid waste business for £9.5m.

11 October 2013

Manutan Group acquires environmental protection products company Ikaros

Manutan Group has acquired Swedish environmental protection products company Ikaros Cleantech.

8 October 2013

Waste2Tricity raises £1m for international growth

UK-based waste-to-energy company Waste2Tricity has raised £1m in fundraising from an assortment of investors throughout the UK, Europe, Thailand, Australia, UAE, and Israel, along with current shareholders and directors.

4 October 2013

Darling International purchases biodiesel division of Maple Leaf Foods

US-based Darling International has had its acquisition of Rothsay, the biodiesel division of Maple Leaf Foods, approved.

4 October 2013

UK’s Green Investment Bank appoints new waste and bioenergy head

The UK's Green Investment Bank has appointed a new managing director for waste and bionergy.

4 October 2013

UK plastic waste recycling company PVC Recycling inks £500,000 investment

UK plastic waste recycling company PVC Recycling has secured £500,000 investment from The North West Fund for Energy & Environmental, managed by 350 Investment Partners.

2 October 2013

Electronic waste recycler Ingram Micro acquires CloudBlue

California-based electronic waste recycler Ingram Micro has acquired e-waste recycling services company CloudBlue.

30 September 2013

Humans causing climate change says IPCC’s latest reportp

Human influence on climate change is clear and evident in most regions of the world, according to the most recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

20 September 2013

UK launches £6m grant funding for heating and cooling networksp

The UK is to launch a £6m grant funding programme to help local authorities in England and Wales develop new heating and cooling networks, as well as expand existing networks.

12 September 2013

Puralytics raises $3m from group of investors, expands Series A to $4.9mp

Puralytics, formerly known as UV Cleaning Systems, has raised $3m during its Series A round and has expanded its total sought funding to $4.9m.

10 September 2013

Recovery Technology Solutions’ Series A gets $16.5m from US Renewables Groupp

Minnesota-based Recovery Technology Solutions has received $16.5m of Series A funding from US Renewables Group.

9 September 2013

Sustainable waste disposal company EcoArk raises $900,000p

Arizona, US-based sustainable waste disposal services company EcoArk has raised $912,500 of a $10m funding round.

3 September 2013

Summer Street Capital Partners raises $15.75m for acquisition of Action Environmental Groupp

Summer Street Environmental Investors, subsidiary of Summer Street Capital Partners, has raised $15.75m from a stock issuance in order to fund the purchase of stock in The Action Environment Group - the proceeds of which purchase were used in connection with Action's acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of stock in Interstate Waste.

28 August 2013

Action Environmental Group acquires Interstate Waste Services’ assets

US-based Action Environmental Group has acquired the New York and New Jersey hauling, transfer station, and recycling assets of Interstate Waste Services.

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