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Stopping good food from going to waste

Tristram Stuart, Founder of anti-food waste campaigning body Feedback, outlines why there should be an authoritative body that investigates how supermarkets treat their suppliers.

Reducing the risk of fires at waste sites

As waste site fires increasingly hit headlines, Mark Andrews, Waste Fires Lead at the Chief Fire Officers Association, outlines how members of the waste industry can reduce the risk of fire.

Arash Derambarsh, whose campaign led to legislation ensuring French supermarkets donate unwanted food, tells us about the law and his plans to take on European food waste.

The future of food waste recycling: the time to act is now

Philip Simpson, Commercial Director at ReFood, looks at the latest developments in food waste recycling and discusses his wishes for greater government commitment.

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Detectives from Lancashire Constabulary have launched a murder investigation after a ‘casual employee’ of Pendle Skips was found dead at the premises in Burnley.
On Friday 26th June volunteers gathered in Leicester Square, London, to applaud and celebrate non-suspecting members of the public when they put a pre-placed piece of litter from the floor to the bin.

From the Magazine

Out of thin air

'Waste as a resource’ is one of the defining mantras of our sector, but what about extending that to ‘greenhouse gas as a resource’? Libby Peake catches up with a man with exactly that vision

Down in the dumps with Delingpole

Isonomia’s Peter Jones does battle with Daily Mail misinformation, and presents a call to arms against pre-election attacks on recycling 

 

We might pay for our meals in gourmet restaurants with plastic, but how would you feel about eating something that’s fed on plastic? Leonie Butler reports 

 

A burning issue

Denmark is experiencing a waste management revolution after moving to quash its reliance on incineration, but how do you change the mindset of a nation? Edward Perchard finds out 

 

Election promises

Speaking on behalf of the waste and resources industry at the end of last year, the Trade Association Group – comprising the alphabet soup of ADBA, CIWM, ESA, ICE, REA and the RA – wrote a letter to the main political parties summarising the policy proposals the sector would like to see implemented after the general election.

State of the union

Chancellor George Osborne stated in his Budget 2015 speech that “we are all part of one United Kingdom”. However, approaches to waste and recycling across the different governments are becoming increasingly fractured. Resource reports

Out of thin air

'Waste as a resource’ is one of the defining mantras of our sector, but what about extending that to ‘greenhouse gas as a resource’? Libby Peake catches up with a man with exactly that vision