Understanding consumer trends for WEEE

Last month, the WEEE Forum made a call for the next European Commission to make quality standards for WEEE treatment legally binding.

Despite the UK’s exit from the European Union, this could mean great things for its current dwindling ...

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Using plastic to build the driveways of the future

Back in 2018, the government introduced a law for all large shops in England to charge 5p for single-use plastic carrier bags.

The sales of these carrier bags have since fallen by 86% as a result. This new law has made many individuals ...


Encouraging women into the waste industry

For many, the waste management industry is perceived to be traditionally masculine – and with images of trucks, skips, hard hats and landfill sights initially coming to mind, this isn’t necessarily a surprise.

Anna Cawley is director of ...


Energy from Waste Conference roundup: fuelling the future

The world seems to be changing at lightning speed.

With AI growing ever more sophisticated, cashless transactions and data harvesting, tech is helping us live lives unimaginable just 20 years ago. It was fitting therefore that the ...




Can e-commerce packaging be sustainable?

Milkmen (or women) collecting empty glass bottles outside the front door may seem like a thing of the past, but the idea of reuse certainly isn’t.

That’s why TerraCycle made headlines across the globe last month after announcing its new ...


How Internet of Things technology can reduce food waste

Embracing technology as part of the drive to reduce food loss and waste is fundamental in keeping the food system within environmental limits and ensuring the global population can be sustainably fed by 2050, according to a recent study.



What to expect at the Energy from Waste Conference 2019

MA Business will this year present the 15th annual Energy from Waste Conference, taking place 27-28 February 2019 at etc. Venues, London.

It is associated with Recycling & Waste World magazine and the conference is now open for ...


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