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.
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
WRAP has called for local authorities and community groups to get involved in this year’s Recycle Week, as part of September’s ‘month of action’ encouraging people to ‘recycle more, waste less and take up the challenge for sustainable living’.
As Wales sets its sights on a 70 per cent recycling target, WRAP Cymru has conducted a detailed waste analysis project using data from all 22 Welsh councils to help authorities focus on the material that needs to be diverted from the waste stream.
Bristol City Council has awarded a long-term integrated waste contract to the council-owned Bristol Waste Company, which will provide collection and disposal services to the city over the next 10 years.
The restriction on the amount of liquid allowed onto aeroplanes still results in a large amount of liquid waste being dumped at airport security, despite such restrictions having been in place for 10 years.
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.