In-Depth

Recycling & Waste World's In-depth articles investigate and analyse topics such as energy from waste, materials recovery and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) recycling.






Inspired by protests

In less than a year, the socio-political movement Extinction Rebellion has gone from 15 people in a room to creating the biggest organised civil disobedience campaign in British history.









Reducing waste using electronic tagging

Over the past few months, we have seen a number of retailers and brands such as Malibu running (Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled smart packaging campaigns to boost consumer engagement.


Wellness in waste

The waste sector has one of the highest rates of injury and work-related illness of any industry in the UK, according to statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), with musculoskeletal disorders, stress, depression or anxiety often cited as reasons for absence.





The problem with plastic film recycling

As more of us aim to do our bit for the environment by recycling as much as we can, many people are still left confused about what can and can’t be recycled.






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.


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