A response to the ‘urgent problem’ Chinese restrictions on imports of paper and plastic wastes will need to focus on quality and markets, WRAP CEO Marcus Gover has told trade associations and Defra in an open letter.
Resource talks to Entomics co-founder Matt McLaren about the origins of the Cambridge-based start-up’s insect-derived protein product it hopes will provide another solution to the world’s growing food waste problem.
The UK public is becoming increasingly confused and frustrated with the lack of harmonisation between recycling collections and difficult-to-understand labelling, according to a new Viridor study released today.
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.