ISWA has published a roadmap for closing the world’s biggest dumpsites, a ‘global health emergency’ accounting for around 40 per cent of the world’s waste and presenting severe health risks to the four billion people that use them.
A partnership has developed new technology to extract unused paint with an industrial vacuum cleaner, with the companies behind it hoping that the process will ensure progress towards a circular economy.
A Dorset waste operator has been hit with a suspended jail sentence and a £20,000 fine after running a ‘haphazard’ illegal waste oil storage and processing plant in the Dorset countryside for over a decade.
A round-up of news from the waste and resources sector, including a Resource Efficient Scotland programme, unexploded World War II artefacts, Smurfit Kappa's redeveloped recycling depot network and a Resource Futures environmental workshop.
The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management has partnered with legal firm Dentons to launch a new guide on the impacts of illegal waste activities, as part of its year-long campaign to ‘Fight Waste Crime’.