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‘No one else to blame’: A vision of a post-Brexit waste and resource industry

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.

What does leaving the EU mean for waste management law?

Angus Evers, expert in waste law, reflects on the potential legal consequences for the waste and resource industry of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

EU: the case to remain

Dr Jane Beasley, Director of consultancy Beasley Associates, argues that the waste and resources industry would fare better in the long run if we remain in the EU.

It's still a battle, but thankfully with no bullets

Ray Georgeson gives a sideways view on what it means to be in the European Union.

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With MPs calling for a ban on the use of microbeads in cosmetics, a group of York University students have used Bruno Mars to highlight the damage that can be done by the harmful bits of plastic.
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

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A match made in waste

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Charging on the Continent

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. 

 

Multiple benefits

Resource learns about a project to provide Bedouin and Palestinian villages with free biogas, which is also dealing with waste and helping to promote peace in the Middle East. 

 

 How ocean plastic pollution is finding its way back to our dinner tables

With awareness growing of the amount of plastic littering our seas, Libby Peake investigates what happens when the material enters the food web, eventually finding its way to our dinner tables.

Latest developments in recycling software

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A match made in waste

Love and marriage might go together like a horse and carriage, but what about waste and partnerships in local government? Leonie Butler reports on the growing number of authorities going it together.