Waste management company LondonWaste has announced that it is to introduce bodycam technology for all staff at its reuse and recycling centres (RRCs) following a spate of incidents of aggression against its employees.
Oxfordshire County Council has signed a £27-million contract with W&S Recycling that will save its entire network of HWRCs for ‘the medium term’ after years of uncertainty over the future of the sites.
Online electrical products retailer AO has completed the acquisition of The Recycling Group (TRG) and established a new recycling branch, AO Recycling, which aims to recycle a fifth of the UK’s waste fridges every year.
As the city rises up the development index, Bogotá’s waste services are undergoing structural transformation. Now Colombia’s waste-picking recicladores are fighting to play their part as services are commercialised.
Waste and resources management should be a central theme in the next government’s industrial and environment policies, according to the Trade Association Group, an umbrella organisation comprising the UK’s top waste and resource management companies and organisations.
A gang of four men have been handed a combined sentence of 32 years for human trafficking and exploitation offences after forcing Polish workers to work long hours for low pay in poor conditions in recycling plants in the North East.
Former European Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik and Liberal Democrat environment spokesperson Baroness Parminter have been confirmed as the keynote speakers at June’s Resourcing the Future conference.
McDonald’s has come under fire from Zero Waste France for its recycling and waste management methods, with the group also calling for a transformation in how fast food chains manage and report their waste.