Don’t be fooled into thinking slavery ended in the 19th century with the Abolition Act. Abuse of the vulnerable is happening today, right now, in all sectors of the UK – and the resources industry is no exception.
UK compliance scheme Ecosurety has announced a new deal with plastic waste chemical recycling specialists Recycling Technologies, which it hopes will accelerate the commercial roll-out of an innovative technology to improve the scope and capacity of plastic recycling in the UK.
With plastics waste hogging the headlines, Allan Sandilands, Senior Consultant at Resource Futures, shines a light on construction waste – the ‘silent sector’ that has slipped under the radar at a time of heightened focus on waste and resources
With single-use plastic products increasingly under the spotlight, Jessica Baker, Managing Director of Chase Plastics Ltd., asks whether government and industry are guilty of looking the wrong way in the fight against plastic pollution
Over 32,000 tonnes of material that could be recycled is instead put in residual waste bins each year in West Sussex, costing the council an estimated £3 million a year in disposal costs. To highlight the scale of this waste, West Sussex County Council has created a video that visualises it on a personal and then county-wide level.
A group of leading bottled water and soft drinks manufacturers have launched a report setting out a roadmap to eliminate plastic packaging waste from the bottled water and soft drinks value chain by 2030.
New research reveals that 144 incidents of fly-tipping occur every day across the Greater Manchester areas, costing councils nearly £4.9 million in clearance and enforcement, according to a new report.