Eco packaging firm Vegware has released a short film offering a solution to the problem of coffee cups recycling in the UK. Under 1 in 400 disposable cups are recycled, with 7 million sent to landfill daily, as highlighted by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s War on Waste.
Fashion companies and other members of the textile industry are being called upon by Dutch fashion line G-Star and marine pollution campaign group the Plastic Soup Foundation to help develop solutions to plastic microfibres.
Flintshire County Council is to impose fixed-penalty notices to all households presenting side waste in an effort to drive up recycling rates, as it faces government penalties of up to £400,000 for missing targets.
Nearly a year after the initial Circular Economy Package was withdrawn, the European Commission launched a revised proposal in December. Resource discussed the new package with European Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella
It takes sorcery of a special sort to turn waste into resources, so this year we're celebrating the industry's top 100 'waste wizards', those charming professionals that the voting public can't help but find magical
The years of healthy improvement in recycling rates in all quarters of the UK appear to be over. Analysis of local authorities’ waste management performance in 2014/15 suggests a mixed picture. Charles Newman does the rounds