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CIWM launches mentoring platform

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has created a mentoring platform to support skill development and career progression among its members.

The CIWM Mentoring platform, which went live yesterday (21 May), allows CIWM ...

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Veolia launches PPE treatment service

Veolia has introduced a new service to safely collect, contain, and treat potentially COVID-19-contaminated personal protective equipment (PPE).

The new service is targeted at maintenance engineers and cleaning operatives who travel from ...



WRAP expands Wales Circular Economy Fund

WRAP has announced that it has widened the scope of the £6.5m Wales Circular Economy Fund, meaning it can now support preparation for sustainable reuse, refurbishment, and re-manufacturing activities in Wales.

The fund’s application ...



Material Change launches electrical recycling campaign

Material Change has introduced the Recycle Your Electricals campaign to prevent waste electricals from being sent to landfill or incinerators in the UK.

The not-for-profit, formerly known as the WEEE Fund, is calling on households to ...


Defra issues guide to reopening HWRCs

​Defra has published new guidance on how local authorities can safely reopen household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs) during the coronavirus pandemic.

The guide, which was published yesterday (5 May), encourages councils to reopen ...


Veolia launches coronavirus disinfection service

Veolia has introduced a Covid-19 disinfection service targeted at businesses that need disinfection prior to reopening after lockdown.

The new service has been developed in compliance with the latest UK Public Health Guidelines on ...


WEEE launches support grants and loans scheme

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Fund has created a support grants and loans package to help the electrical waste recycling sector deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

During the outbreak, many household ...


Biffa launches app to tackle lockdown fly-tipping

Biffa has developed a mobile app aimed at combating fly-tipping incidents, which have increased across the UK during the coronavirus lockdown.

The new app, which is aimed at businesses trying to curb illegal dumping on their land, allows ...


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