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In just one year signatories to the Hospitality and Food Service Agreement (HaFSA) have made £10 million of savings by reducing food waste.
Over 41,000 Conwy households are set to get a new Trolibocs recycling container system when deliveries commence in November.

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Renewables: the missing part of the circular economy debate

Richard Hands, Chief Executive of the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK, outlines why renewable materials should be an equally-important part of the circular economy debate.

Nelson's Column: End destinations

Resident columnist Horatio Nelson considers whether there should be more transparency with recycling end destinations.

A sideways view: issue 78

Ray Georgeson explores the image of the waste and recycling industry and what it can do to boost engagement.

Seizing the opportunity

With mounting calls for the UK to become more resource efficient, Jonny Hazell says we need to change the way we think about resources to fix the structural problems with our collection systems

From the Magazine

Nelson's Column: End destinations

Resident columnist Horatio Nelson considers whether there should be more transparency with recycling end destinations.

Paying for McDonald's with cans, biodegradable buildings, trash bucket challenges and dealing with junk mail are the focus of this issue's Off the Wall section.

A sideways view: issue 78

Ray Georgeson explores the image of the waste and recycling industry and what it can do to boost engagement.

A sideways view: issue 78

Ray Georgeson explores the image of the waste and recycling industry and what it can do to boost engagement.

The Great Pacific Cleanup

The world’s plastic problem is spiralling out of control, with millions of tonnes currently swirling in ocean currents, but cleaning it up has always been deemed impossible. Libby Peake speaks to a 20-year-old who may just have found the solution.

Charles Moore, the man who first discovered the now infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, has famously claimed that cleaning it up would be impossible: “Trying to clean up the Pacific gyre would bankrupt... More

Wheelie box, 3boxstack, Trolibocs

With separate collections of dry recyclables set to become the norm in 2015, Annie Kane hits the streets to see how one system stacks up to Waste Framework Directive requirements, as well as to householder expectations

Material campaigns

With local authority recycling communications suffering from budget cuts, Resource gathered representatives of material-specific trade bodies (and LARAC) around a table to discuss how to fill the gap. Here’s what they had to say