Issue 89

The future of MRFs: Sorted

What does the future hold as multiple forces drive technology developments at MRFs?

Could the Chinese export ban lead to a great leap forward for British recycling?

As China cracks down on imports of foreign waste, what impact could this policy shift have on the UK recycling sector?

WEEE update: Making ICT last

William McPherson, Projects Director at Re-tek gives an update on the latest developments in the WEEE recycling and reuse sector.

Energising the social aspect of resource use

Leonie Butler spoke to Furniture Re-use Network CEO Craig Anderson about getting social aspects of sustainability recognised and working out what motivates people to do the right thing and reuse. 

Can four-weekly collections move mountains in Conwy?

Conwy County Borough Council's trial of a four-weekly residual waste collection has brought about impressive results since it was brought in in September 2016.

PRNs: Should the UK stick or twist on packaging responsibility?

Industry members give their thoughts on whether the existing PRN system needs reform following Brexit.

It all ADs up

How could increase food waste collections help to boost the anaerobic digestion sector?