Birmingham City Council has indicated its willingness to re-open talks to resolve the ongoing dispute between refuse workers part of the Unite trade union and the council, according to the union itself.
Unite’s negotiating team will be led by Unite Assistant General Secretary Howard Beckett and there is every hope that Councillor John Clancy, the leader of Birmingham City Council, will be involved in some capacity in the council’s negotiating team to settle the dispute which has led... More
The UK is currently on course to meet recycling obligations for all key packaging materials, according to new figures, though the potential Chinese ban on some imports could see more price volatility on the horizon.
Michael Gove has pledged to recast the UK’s ambition for its environment, promising to deliver a ‘Green Brexit’ as business leaders call on the government to take leadership on the creation of a more sustainable economy.
Coca-Cola is to double the amount of recycled plastic in all of its bottles produced in the UK, from 25 percent to 50 percent, it announced at its sustainable packaging strategy announcement in London this week.
For the sixth year running, an annual electronic recycling event in Cambridge, held on the University of Cambridge’s campus, allows students, residents and local businesses to recycle their electronic waste for free.
The Scottish Government has commissioned Zero Waste Scotland to carry out ‘detailed work’ on how a deposit-return scheme could work in the country, presenting a significant step in the campaign to reinvent how plastic packaging is recycled.
Members of the waste and resources industry descended on London this week for two days of discussion on the sector's hot topics. Producer responsibility, stuttering recycling rates, Brexit and a large serving of politics were the major talking points. Here are some of our main takeaways.