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Waste sent to EfW plants predicted to overtake recycling

The amount of waste taken to Energy from Waste (EfW) plants is set to overtake recycling in England, according to a new Green Party report.

Between 2010-11 and 2016-17, the amount of waste sent to EfW facilities has tripled, the report ...


WRAP Cymru report reveals value of reused products

WRAP Cymru has highlighted the vital role reusing products can make in achieving a circular economy.

In a new report, Preparing for Re-use: A Roadmap for a Paradigm Shift in Wales, WRAP Cymru pointed to product leasing, remanufacturing, ...



Public frustrated with complex recycling finds NIC report

The public is becoming frustrated with the complexity of recycling despite overall support, says a new National Infrastructure Assessment report.

Published by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), the report said the UK must take ...


Starbucks introduces 5p paper cup charge in UK stores

Coffee chain Starbucks has announced it will roll out a 5p paper cup charge across its 950 UK stores.

Though rejected by government, Starbucks decided to introduce a latte levy after a three-month London trial showed a 126% uplift in the ...


Landfill gate fees expected to increase

Local authorities and waste contractors should expect to see increases in landfill gate fees in future years as available landfill capacity reduces, says WRAP’s annual gate fee report.

Now in its eleventh year, the report summarised ...





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