Nick Oettinger, Managing Director of The Furniture Recycling Group

With fly-tipping reaching epidemic proportions in England, Nick Oettinger, Managing Director of The Furniture Recycling Group, looks at the issue, the underlying causes and what can be done to buck this socially and environmentally unacceptable trend.

Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and Co-founder

Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and Co-founder of compostable packaging producer TIPA, calls for a significant investment in facilities capable of dealing with compostable packaging to address the problems posed by plastic packaging.

Mark Burrows-Smith

With 2020 upon us, REPIC CEO Mark Burrows-Smith reflects on the year gone by – and it’s certainly been an interesting one for waste industry stakeholders and producer compliance schemes.

Paul Vanston, CEO of INCPEN

Paul Vanston, CEO of the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN), calls on the resources and waste industry to be bold in its actions to combat climate change and advance the circular economy in 2020.


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.