Eunomia Chairman Dominic Hogg reflects on how the British public’s decision to leave the EU will affect the waste and recycling industry, and what we must do to ensure we forge a forward-looking future.
The possibility of one consistent recycling system being used in Scotland is edging closer after the Scottish Government announced that half of the country’s councils have signed up to the Scottish Household Recycling Charter.
Jože Gregorič, Project Manager at Snaga, the company that manages waste and resource in Ljubljana, gave the 2016 Resource Association's summer lecture, explaining how the Slovenian capital has spent the last 10 years building high participation in separate collection, utilising ‘radical approaches’ to communications and significantly lowering residual waste per capita. In 2010, Slovenia repor
Collection consistency is still a priority for the government, despite signs that investigations into the possibility of limiting the number of different kerbside waste collection systems have not gone as planned.
Though they’re currently banned in the UK, pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) schemes where people pay for how much they use, following the ‘polluter pays’ principle, are popular on the Continent. Jennifer McDowall takes a trip around Europe to find out what we can learn from PAYT practitioners.