The Insider: So much for quality

In the wake of China's waste import bans, our Insider delves into the thorny issue of contamination in recycling  

WEEE: A burning issue

Justin Greenaway, Commercial Manager at SWEEEP Kuusakoski, discusses the future of WEEE recycling in the UK.

Deposit return: A tried and tested solution for Scotland

Clarissa Morawski, Managing Director of Reloop, makes the case for deposit return schemes in the fight against plastic waste.

Construction waste: ‘Out of site’, out of mind?

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


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.