Local authorities may have freedom to deal with WEEE themselves, should they wish to benefit from any positive value

Harmonisation of packaging waste, WEEE and batteries welcomed

The UK government is to review proposals to harmonise the producer responsibility regimes for packaging, waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and batteries –...

MBT plant progresses on the web

Construction progress on a waste treatment plant can be tracked on a new website. The Northacre Resource Recovery Centre is the home of Wiltshire’s first...

New Secretary of State needs to press on with Resource and Waste Strategy, says...

The Recycling Association has said that new Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers should continue to implement the Resources & Waste Strategy developed by her predecessor. Its...

What is litter?

Your eyebrows might raise involuntarily at the seeming banality of the question, yet most people can offer only a vague definition. In a bid...

Lafarge Waste signs up to Spillard Optronics 360

The Waste Business of Lafarge, a world leader in building materials, is to equip its mobile waste plant in the UK with Optronics 360...

Heavy duty access interlocks reduce injury

Industrial safety specialist Castell has launched heavy-duty access interlocks for use in industries such as waste and recycling, aggregates, steel and chemical processing. The...