With European guidance still going through the bureaucratic process and national policy seemingly well down the pecking order, local and regional authorities can take the reins and steer their areas into a more circular way of living.
Lidl has become the latest supermarket to partner with an app to find charities to redistribute its surplus food to, following Marks & Spencers in signing up to social platform Neighbourly. Here's the difference such a partnership makes.
To kick off Sky's Ocean Rescue campaign, the company has produced a special report looking at how bad the plastic pollution of marine environments has become and what effect it is having on ecosystems and coastal communities.
Keep Britain Tidy has launched a new campaign to combat the alarming rise in criminal fly-tipping, #CrimeNotToCare, targeting ‘ordinary people’ to promote awareness of the dangers of using unlicensed waste carriers.
Two councils have announced plans to move on from waste contracts with Veolia in the next year, with East Cambridgeshire opting for a Teckal solution and Rushmoor choosing Serco to take on its waste service.
We asked members of the waste and resource industry, as well as anyone else with a keen interest in the world of resources, to nominate and vote for those that have played a starring role in the industry this year.
After receiving thousands and thousands of votes, your final list can be found below. The names on the list show the vast array of characters making an impact on waste, with government – central, local and devolved – industry, the third sector, campaign groups, the... More