The new CIWM President for 2019/20, Trevor Nicoll, has launched a Green Careers toolkit to inspire the next generation of resources and waste sector professionals at his inauguration in Cambridge yesterday (12 November).
City to Sea has announced that the Refill movement, which encourages people to use a refillable water bottle, is launching a new pilot with retailers including Costa Coffee, Morrisons and LEON that will show consumers where they can refill their coffee cups and lunch boxes.
Scottish businesses have been at the forefront of the circular economy in recent years, and Ogilvy Spirits has been particularly innovative in this regard, turning waste potatoes into vodka, as Imogen Benson reports.
Are you disposing of your business’ waste compliantly? Andy Garside, Group Technical Waste Manager at environmental risk reduction company Adler and Allan, discusses the impact that non-compliant waste management can have on businesses.
A round up of recent news from the waste and resources sector, including Biogen, Wheelabrator Technologies, Vanden Recycling, Bunting, and Veolia.A round up of recent news from the waste and resources sector, including Biogen, Wheelabrator Technologies, Vanden Recycling, Bunting, and Veolia.
Rick Hindley, Executive Director of Alupro, the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation, gets his teeth into the issues surrounding deposit return schemes and their impact on aluminium can recycling.
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.
Bin store provider metroSTOR has called for improved access to recycling bin stores in communal properties, echoing the objectives of Resource London’s Flats Recycling Project to improve accessibility and increase communications with residents.
The leading trade association for the UK plastics industry has published a survey revealing that a majority of its members want to remain in the EU and believe that a no-deal Brexit will have a significant impact on their businesses.