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Latest issue: 22 January 2015

In this issue

  • UK expected to miss EU recycling targets

  • Lochhead commissions legislation review on sewage sludge

  • Getting the most out of conveyor belts

  • What happens if WCAs don't meet recycling requirements

  • The call for evidence on RDF: What comes next?

Latest issue: 22 January 2015 Front


Editor's comment

Rise and fall of paper and its affect on society

Rise and fall of paper and its affect on society

With ever shifting alterations in consumer habits, it should come as no surprise that the materials we recycle are going to chan…

Aluminium sector unveils new industry standard

Aluminium sector unveils new industry standard

Rexam, the beverage can maker, and other specialists from the aluminium sector have unveiled a new standard that aims to improve the industry’s environmental, social and governance performance throughout its entire value chain, including plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

Latest News

Swindon Council waste and power subsidiary rebrands

Swindon Council waste and power subsidiary rebrands

Swindon Commercial Services (SCS), a wholly owned company of Swindon Borough Cou…

24th Jan 2015
Middlewich reports reduction in cigarette litter

Middlewich reports reduction in cigarette litter

Middlewich in Cheshire is reported to have become 71% cleaner since cigarette bi…

24th Jan 2015
FEAD urges European Parliament to put pressure on the Commission to retain circular economy legislation

FEAD urges European Parliament to put pressure on the Commission to retain circular economy legislation

In a statement at today’s hearing of the European Parliament’s ENVI Committee, t…

23rd Jan 2015
UK expected to miss EU targets

UK expected to miss EU targets

When it comes to waste management, local authorities really have their work cut …

23rd Jan 2015
New partnership calls on product designers to re-think design and move towards circular economy

New partnership calls on product designers to re-think design and move towards circular economy

A new partnership project between Zero Waste Scotland and the Royal Society for …

22nd Jan 2015
Government and retailers must do more to help consumers choose healthy food from sustainable sources, and waste less say MPs

Government and retailers must do more to help consumers choose healthy food from sustainable sources, and waste less say MPs

The Food security: demand, consumption and waste report published today by the E…

22nd Jan 2015
Aluminium sector unveils new industry standard

Aluminium sector unveils new industry standard

Rexam, the beverage can maker, and other specialists from the aluminium sector h…

21st Jan 2015
Remanufacturing gets boost in Scotland

Remanufacturing gets boost in Scotland

The newly-announced Scottish Institute of Remanufacturing (SIR) is set to undert…

16th Jan 2015
Project develops process to recycle fuel cell components

Project develops process to recycle fuel cell components

A recycling process to recover high value materials from waste fuel cells has be…

16th Jan 2015
CHPA changes association name

CHPA changes association name

The Combined Heat and Power Association has announced it will be renamed the Ass…

15th Jan 2015

Latest Features

The call for evidence on RDF: What's next?

The call for evidence on RDF: What's next?

In late 2014, Defra announced the outcome of the government’s call for evidence …

22nd Jan 2015
EXCLUSIVE: What can UKIP offer waste management?

EXCLUSIVE: What can UKIP offer waste management?

With two members of parliament now sitting in the House of Commons, it looks as …

15th Jan 2015
Beyond the glitz and the glamour in Monaco

Beyond the glitz and the glamour in Monaco

Monaco is the second smallest and most densely populated country in the world. I…

15th Jan 2015
Taking a leap of faith into a cleaner future

Taking a leap of faith into a cleaner future

A great deal has been said and written about the circular economy with all its a…

11th Dec 2014
What did the waste sector achieve in 2014?

What did the waste sector achieve in 2014?

This year ended much like the last: in disappointment. But despite the lack of i…

11th Dec 2014
Struggling to keep afloat: Waste at Defra

Struggling to keep afloat: Waste at Defra

With swingeing cuts to its budget and a ministerial team focused on flooding, De…

27th Nov 2014
Waste collection in the Gulf of Cádiz

Waste collection in the Gulf of Cádiz

Waste collection specialist in Mediterranean countries, Tim Byrne examines the w…

20th Nov 2014
Complete Wasters: For when the party is over

Complete Wasters: For when the party is over

Have you ever wondered what happens to the rubbish festival-goers leave behind a…

20th Nov 2014
Driving the UK market for recycled plastics

Driving the UK market for recycled plastics

In August, the British Plastic Federation Recycling Group launched a manifesto s…

20th Nov 2014
Collecting underground waste in Nicosia

Collecting underground waste in Nicosia

Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus and home to a population of 250,000 residents s…

18th Nov 2014

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