BBC favourite Reggie Yates has shed a light on the issue of illegal electronic waste dumping by spending a week at a toxic waste dump in Agbogbloshie, Ghana, as part of his documentary series, ‘The Insider’.
The show sees Yates meet the ‘burner boys’ - young men who make a living by selling copper that they extract by burning electronic waste. In the process,... More
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.