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Latest issue: 21 August 2014

In this issue

  • Scottish waste crime on increase

  • BPF Recycling Group launches manifesto urging PRN reform

  • Scotland unveils strategy to combat marine litter

  • Will change reignite England's recycling?

  • Wood Recycling Association voices its concerns over proposed guidance document for stockpile limits

Latest issue: 21 August 2014 Front


Editor's comment

One step back and two steps encouragingly forward

One step back and two steps encouragingly forward

One of the surprises of the cabinet reshuffle which took place just before RWW went on its summer holidays was waste management’…

Chair of WISH Forum sets the record straight

Chair of WISH Forum sets the record straight

Chris Jones, chair of the Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum, which includes representatives from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), main trade associations, professional associations, trade unions, recycling organisations along with national and local government bodies involved in waste management and recycling, has requested that the following statement be published by Recycling & Waste World.

Latest News

Alupro celebrates 25th anniversary

Alupro celebrates 25th anniversary

The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) is celebrating its 25th …

28th Aug 2014
Chair of WISH Forum sets the record straight

Chair of WISH Forum sets the record straight

Chris Jones, chair of the Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum, which i…

28th Aug 2014
Viridor wins Dacorum Borough Council's dry recycle contract

Viridor wins Dacorum Borough Council's dry recycle contract

Viridor has been awarded the contract to process and sell dry recyclate material…

27th Aug 2014
BSI develops PAS 2395 for assessment of textiles' greenhouse gas emissions

BSI develops PAS 2395 for assessment of textiles' greenhouse gas emissions

Textiles' greenhouse gas emissions can now be monitored including end of life re…

27th Aug 2014
Westminster cleans up after Carnival

Westminster cleans up after Carnival

A hundred and fifty tonnes of waste is reported to have been cleared from the st…

26th Aug 2014
Biffa issues crews with shirts to deter drivers from dangerous driving

Biffa issues crews with shirts to deter drivers from dangerous driving

Crews working for municipal contractor Biffa, which provides recycling and refus…

26th Aug 2014
Revamped service boosts South Bucks recycling

Revamped service boosts South Bucks recycling

Recent improvements to the recycling and refuse collection service provided for …

24th Aug 2014
Scotland unveils strategy to combat marine litter

Scotland unveils strategy to combat marine litter

Plans to tackle the problem of marine litter have been set out by Scotland’s env…

23rd Aug 2014
Zero Waste Scotland unveils fund to fight fly-tipping

Zero Waste Scotland unveils fund to fight fly-tipping

Community groups in Scotland are being urged to apply to a £100,000 grant pot la…

22nd Aug 2014
Sector unites to fight waste crime

Sector unites to fight waste crime

The UK must make the waste sector an “inhospitable environment for criminals”, a…

22nd Aug 2014

Latest Features

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
Challenges and double standards in used clothing

Challenges and double standards in used clothing

As many RWW readers already know, the UK used clothing industry has been going t…

14th Aug 2014
Is a nation's waste an industry's resource?

Is a nation's waste an industry's resource?

Ahead of the 2015 general election, our industry needs to be thinking about what…

14th Aug 2014
Compacting waste in the Canary Islands

Compacting waste in the Canary Islands

Tias is home to Puerto Del Carmen, the largest tourist resort on the island of L…

14th Aug 2014
Optimising production and increasing profits

Optimising production and increasing profits

With the recycling sector estimated to be worth around nine billion pounds, high…

29th Jul 2014
Is Scotland on its way to zero waste?

Is Scotland on its way to zero waste?

The news Waste (Scotland) Regulations are six months old this month. Freelance w…

17th Jul 2014

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