The Trade Association Group, the umbrella group comprising the UK’s top waste and resource management organisations, has restated its priorities for the sector in a letter to newly appointed Environment Secretary Michael Gove.
A route map to turn London into one of the world’s most resource efficient cities has been launched by LWARB, calling on stakeholders from local government to community groups to carry out a range of actions targeting five key areas including food waste and plastics.
IKEA has committed to cutting food waste produced by its food operations by 50 per cent before the end of 2020 using a new smart solution technology that measures food waste and allows staff to identify ways of cutting it out at source.
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.
As festival season gets into full swing, with Glastonbury, Wireless and Reading & Leeds all coming up, behaviour change charity Hubbub has produced some tips for keeping your festival experience as sustainable, waste-free and cheap as possible.
A partnership between beer manufacturer Corona and anti-plastic pollution network Parley for the Oceans has unveiled a plan to protect 100 islands around the world from ocean plastic pollution by 2020, with the support of a number of celebrities including actor Chris Hemsworth.
A group of world-famous chefs are spreading the word about the growing problem of food waste through an Anthony Bourdain-backed documentary – ‘WASTED! The Story of Food Waste’ – which will get its UK premiere in London next week.
A recycling firm based near Stratford-upon-Avon has been ordered to pay out £11,757 in fines and court costs following an incident in which one of its refuse collection vehicles reversed into a 77-year old woman.
When it comes to being resource efficient, turning a waste stream into a resource is about as good as it gets, and always has been. Why, then, is industrial symbiosis an idea that has struggled to gain traction in the UK?
Retailers are an extremely visible facet of the food waste scandal, but there are all sorts of reasons that products fall out of the grocery supply chain. Approved Food founder Dan Cluderay tells Resource how he’s turning this would-be waste back into a profit with his online clearance food and drink store
As the city rises up the development index, Bogotá’s waste services are undergoing structural transformation. Now Colombia’s waste-picking recicladores are fighting to play their part as services are commercialised.
While the progress of household recycling rates has stalled in England, other parts of the world, not least Wales, continue to show more is possible. Resource asks what it will take to recycle 80 per cent of what we throw away?