What is the general state of the market for recycled metal in the UK at the moment?
Figures published on the National Packaging Waste Database by the Environment Agency show we are on track to meet or exceed recycling targets for aluminium packaging for the year. Aluminium packaging is the most valuable waste stream and the market remains strong.
The resources industry has welcomed the publication of a plan to introduce more consistent recycling across England in an attempt to increase participation and decrease contamination of kerbside recycling services.
Hugh’s War on Waste is set to return to our screens tonight, waging new wars on waste culprits Amazon and coffee giants Starbucks, Caffe Nero and Costa and revisiting FareShare to see what developments have been made.
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.