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#SewSpooky campaign aims to reduce cost and waste from Halloween costumes

£510 million[1] a year spent on Halloween costumes, but 4 in 10 are only worn once and 7 million[2] outfits ended up in the bin last year New research[3] …

Making the best use of road and gully waste

Darren Eastwood from waste management specialist CDEnviro explains how new developments are making the recovery of road and gully waste more feasible The …

Brexit-proof your construction business with waste management savings

Waste management firm Reconomy offers some pointers for construction firms looking to make the best of Brexit As a result of the June 2016 referendum on …

Trade body releases revamped AD industry guide

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has (on 3 October) released the second edition of The Practical Guide to AD, a key guidance …

Campaign aims to make some noise for battery recycling

178 million used batteries hoarded in UK homes and millions more end up in landfill Warnings of environmental impact and health risks #BringBackHeavyMetal …

Trade bodies petition UK minister to request urgent action on China situation

A letter has been sent to Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey MP calling on Defra to “take urgent action” to support the recycling industry. The …

Scottish Resources Awards celebrate circular economy success

A manufacturer pioneering environmentally-friendly insulation and a shopping centre composting food waste from over 100 businesses on site are among those …

SEPA introduces fines for businesses who fail to take action on recycling

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) says it is calling on businesses across Scotland to meet their duty to recycle or they could potentially …

Digesting the challenges

A panel session at July's AD & Biogas show explored some of the trade-offs involved in municipal wastewater treatment method …

Keeping the bugs on side

At July's AD & Biogas show, a panel of experts shared opinions about getting the most from a plant, and making the best choices when setting it up or …

Vehicle safety systems with HD recording to be on show at RWM

An increasing number of companies in the recycling and waste management sector are investing in mobile safety systems to protect the public and their staff, …

Automated waste collection system to be installed in Seoul

Gangnam-Gu, Seoul’s third largest district, has chosen automated waste collection system (AWCS) firm Envac to install an underground system that will span …

Recycling and reprocessing associations make a stand at RWM 2017, and declare “secondary is the new primary”

Visitors to RWM 2017 looking to gain an in-depth understanding of the UK’s recycling, secondary materials and reprocessing capability, capacity and …

Fuel handling solution chosen for UK’s first commercial bio-substitute natural gas plant

A pioneering green gas generation plant, under construction at Marston Gate in Swindon by Advanced Plasma Power and Cadent, is to use a fully automated fuel …

The life left in landfill: Veolia describes its recent stewardship of sites

Resource management firm Veolia has released information about its recent stewardship of landfill sites, supporting the claim that “there’s still life …

Local communities urged to get ‘smart’ on tackling litter with launch of the Government’s Litter Innovation Fund

Almost £500,000 will be awarded to community projects to tackle the blight of littering, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey announced on 26 August. The …

New campaign aims to help clean up Brighton and Hove

Over the bank holiday weekend, visitors to Brighton & Hove’s beaches came across some unusual reminders to use a bin or take their rubbish home, rather …

Biffa says new strategy needed for UK waste and resource industry

The UK’s environmental strategy is at a crossroads and it is crucial both government and industry come together to fully capitalise on a post-Brexit world. …

Secondary fuels firm wins contract with Hull City Council

Secondary fuels specialist Geminor has secured a contract with Hull City Council to implement an integrated waste processing solution to divert more than 80% …

New system identifies consumer waste items using image recognition

Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has developed a recycling concept which aims to tackle the challenge of improving the efficacy of …

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