Unite, the trade union, and Birmingham city council face a protracted legal battle as a High Court ruling on Wednesday labeled the council’s issue of redundancy notices to 113 Grade Three refuse workers as ‘unlawful’, with strike action suspended for the immediate future.
Online sellers should be legally required to take on the duties of ‘producer’ under the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive amid accusations of freeriding, say WEEE collection and recycling associations.
BBC favourite Reggie Yates sheds 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.’
Waste management company Viridor has released its Sustainability Report 2017, outlining the progress the company has made in relation to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, including its investment in Energy-from-Waste facilities to provide clean and affordable energy.
Three days of expert discussion and presentations covered a lot of waste and resources ground at the RWM Conference in Birmingham this week. Here’s a snapshot of some of the things that we picked up wandering the show floor.
The Trades Union Congress has supported an emergency motion condemning Birmingham City Council’s decision to go back on an Acas-brokered deal with Unite following the resignation of council leader John Clancy over his handling of the bin dispute.
Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc. have found a way to implement a circular supply chain for aluminium for car bodies, by recycling the metal from end-of-life vehicles to be used in the manufacture of new cars.
Residents in Bristol and South Staffordshire are the latest to receive targeted messaging about recycling metal products as part of the MetalMatters programme, with help from compliance scheme Ecosurety.