Recycling & waste world Recycling & waste world

Search

Latest issue: 11 September 2014

In this issue

  • Rogerson to get tough on waste crime

  • WISH issues revised fire guidance

  • Find out how the Scots are dealing with business waste

  • Are the impending Materials Facilities Regs welcome?

  • What implications will decentralised energy generation have for the future?

Latest issue: 11 September 2014 Front


Editor's comment

Eric Pickles steps in again to lend waste a 'helping hand'

Eric Pickles steps in again to lend waste a 'helping hand'

ERIC pickles doesn’t give up easily, does he? Despite already having thrown £250m at local authorities to ‘lure’ them back to we…

Four European smelters sign up to implementation of WEEE end-processing standard

Four European smelters sign up to implementation of WEEE end-processing standard

Four of the largest copper and precious metal refinery companies in Europe - Aurubis, Boliden, Glencore and Umicore - have announced they are signing an agreement to implement a WEEE end-processing standard within the next two years.

Latest News

Wigan awards residual waste contract to FCC Environment

Wigan awards residual waste contract to FCC Environment

FCC Environment has signed a 25 year residual waste contract with Wigan Council …

19th Sep 2014
Waste Aid selected to receive £15K from RWM Ambassador programme

Waste Aid selected to receive £15K from RWM Ambassador programme

The RWM Ambassadors programme has announced that Waste Aid, a new organisation t…

19th Sep 2014
Four European smelters sign up to implementation of WEEE end-processing standard

Four European smelters sign up to implementation of WEEE end-processing standard

Four of the largest copper and precious metal refinery companies in Europe - Aur…

19th Sep 2014
Rexam celebrates four years of pan European Community Can Challenge

Rexam celebrates four years of pan European Community Can Challenge

Rexam, the beverage can maker, has announced the results of its annual pan Europ…

17th Sep 2014
Four million British SMEs could face prosecution for illegal disposal of hazardous waste, according to Biffa

Four million British SMEs could face prosecution for illegal disposal of hazardous waste, according to Biffa

New research from Biffa is reported to show the SME sector could face fines or p…

16th Sep 2014
ESA unveils biowaste strategy

ESA unveils biowaste strategy

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) is launching its first biowaste str…

15th Sep 2014
Norfolk and Suffolk agree two-year EfW solution for Norfolk waste

Norfolk and Suffolk agree two-year EfW solution for Norfolk waste

A deal to turn waste from Norfolk into energy in Suffolk began last week.

15th Sep 2014
Hadfield Wood Recyclers wins Essex waste wood contract

Hadfield Wood Recyclers wins Essex waste wood contract

Hadfield Wood Recyclers has secured a waste wood contract for around 100,000 ton…

12th Sep 2014
Aluminium packaging protocol introduced

Aluminium packaging protocol introduced

A new protocol accounting for the aluminium packaging recovered from incinerator…

12th Sep 2014
Derby awards Energos £65m gasification contract

Derby awards Energos £65m gasification contract

UK advanced thermal conversion specialist Energos has been awarded a £65m contra…

12th Sep 2014

Latest Features

Moving waste abroad? How to keep it legal

Moving waste abroad? How to keep it legal

Thanks to rising landfill tax rates, excess treatment capacity in some European …

16th Sep 2014
The Confused.com of waste management?

The Confused.com of waste management?

It’s not often that the terms ‘hotpants’ and ‘waste management’ appear in the sa…

15th Sep 2014
Kazakhstan looks to the West for guidance

Kazakhstan looks to the West for guidance

After years of Soviet domination with an industrial legacy that included highly …

15th Sep 2014
Kiggen plays its part in Spanish Waste

Kiggen plays its part in Spanish Waste

Geesinknorba Spain is celebrating 25 years of manufacturing Kiggen compactors th…

12th Sep 2014
Sustainable packaging: Is it truly achievable?

Sustainable packaging: Is it truly achievable?

While consumers are keen for brands and supermarkets to use environmentally-frie…

5th Sep 2014
The future of WEEE: What lies ahead?

The future of WEEE: What lies ahead?

The European Recycling Platform UK held a seminar in June to examine the future …

25th Aug 2014
A farewell to arms and THAT document

A farewell to arms and THAT document

In his final article for Recycling & Waste World on behalf of the Wood Recycling…

23rd Aug 2014
Will change reignite England's recycling rates?

Will change reignite England's recycling rates?

Could disjointed recycling systems across the UK be costing councils income from…

22nd Aug 2014
Let metal recycling do its bit to meet recycling targets

Let metal recycling do its bit to meet recycling targets

Ian Hetherington, director general, British Metals Recycling Association, provid…

22nd Aug 2014
Recycling plastics: Is the UK behind Europe?

Recycling plastics: Is the UK behind Europe?

The recovery of plastics in Europe has improved over the last five years, howeve…

18th Aug 2014

Latest Conferences

RWM in partnership with CIWM 16 – 18 September 2014

RWM in partnership with CIWM is Europe’s leading event for resou…

16th Sep 2014Book Now

Health, Safety and Environmental Management in AD

7 October 2014, London. An essential one-day conference for a…

7th Oct 2014Book Now