Major milestone reached for international grass-roots waste management platform

A major milestone was seemingly reached in late July with the registration of the 100th waste management project to the Circular Action Hub (CAH),...
Faun Zoeller, one of Europe’s largest waste management systems manufacturers, is targeting the market with RCVs capable of picking up different types of waste on the same round.

Local authorities are getting all mixed up

Faun Zoeller, one of Europe’s largest waste management systems manufacturers, is targeting the market with RCVs capable of picking up different types of waste...

How will the economic downturn affect PRN prices?

Joseph Doherty, Managing Director of waste management services firm Re-Gen Waste, believes that the PRN prices will be affected by the cost of living...

New service to help businesses manage small volumes of waste including hazardous waste, says...

Resource management company, Veolia, has launched a new service specifically designed to help businesses that produce small volumes of waste which may include hazardous...
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Inside the UK’s first carton recycling facility

Fay Dashper, Senior Recycling Manager for the Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the Environment (ACE) UK, describes the processes used at a new UK...

Plastic pollution is growing relentlessly as waste management and recycling fall short, says OECD

The world is producing twice as much plastic waste as two decades ago, with the bulk of it ending up in landfill, incinerated or...

Canadian liquid and solid waste management firm purchased for C$927.5 million

North American Environmental services firm GFL Environmental has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the solid waste and environmental solutions business of Terrapure Environmental...

Waste report makes recommendations to the London mayor

The London Assembly Environment Committee has published a report on waste management in the capital and the need to move to a circular economy....

Which cities are leading the way in zero waste?

Many countries and cities are trying to reduce their usage of plastic, and to approach the ideal of "zero waste", but which ones are...
Lacklustre recyclers listed

Lacklustre recyclers listed

ASHFORD Borough Council in Kent has been named as England's worst performing council when it comes to recycling, but has already pledged to improve...

Scottish householders urged to resolve to recycle more for 2018

The Composition of Household Waste at the Kerbside shows that 60% of what goes in the non-recyclable ‘landfill’ bin could have been recycled

Government has failed to tackle fast fashion, despite the problem worsening, says report

New research published on 6 July raises the issue that the UK Government has published only 19 policies in five strategies that tackle the...

World needs ambitious target of 0% new plastic waste by 2040

The United Nations is being urged to make a bold pledge and set a target of zero for new plastic pollution by 2040 in...

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...

Partnership approach to litter prevention launched in Scotland

The Scottish Government funded body Zero Waste Scotland has launched a nationwide initiative calling on businesses, local authorities and other organisations to help cut...

AI supports unique solution to optimize waste collection in France

Since July 2020, the 200 skips that collect Toulouse inhabitants’ waste from the 13 waste disposal centers managed by Suez have been equipped with...

Can your town become a zero waste town? Zero Waste Scotland seeks candidates for...

Environmentally-focused communities across Scotland are being urged to apply for the title of Scotland’s third Zero Waste Town, by demonstrating how their efforts could...
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Sponsored Content: SRF production and storage

In Spring 2019, sustainable building materials firm Tarmac partnered with Hamilton Waste and Recycling for the production of solid recovered fuel (SRF) to be use as an alternative, renewable energy source to improve the sustainability of its operations at its cement plant in Dunbar, Scotland.
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Getting in a Pickle over waste and recycling

A combative Q&A session followed Eric Pickles presentation to the RWM show at the Birmingham NEC on 17 September. The Secretary of State for...

Can heat maps conquer our litter problem?

The most recent anti-littering guidance places the blame for littering firmly on high street fast-food restaurants. But, how can councils, enforcement services or take-aways...