Issue 98

Local authority league table 2018/19

Resource's annual local authority league tables based on waste arisings per capita.

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Herman van der Meij, Managing Director RCP Export (Global) for DS Smith, gives an update on the market for recovered fibre market for PRNs.

Swansea's 'Keep it out' campaign poster

In a bid to drive up recycling rates, Swansea Council's ‘Keep it Out’ campaign bans recyclables in black bin bags. Tansy Dando reports.

 Bulk Handling Systems’ Max-AI AQC-C uses robotic sorters and a visual identification system to sort waste

Significant changes are underway in the resources and waste sector that will have a deep impact on material recycling facilities (MRFs). Rob Cole reports.

No time to waste

Local authorities across the UK are declaring Climate Emergencies, committing to reducing their carbon emissions to net zero. But how can their waste management contribute to that aim? Imogen Benson reports.

John Redmayne, Managing Director of ERP

John Redmayne, Managing Director of ERP, explains how changes to POPs regulations will impact UK waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Waste Aid's roof tiling project in The Gambia

Zoë Lenkiewicz, Head of Programmes and Engagement at WasteAid, explains how the charity is providing economic opportunities and cleaning up the environment by turning low-density polyethylene into roofing tiles in The Gambia.

David Newman, Managing Director of BBIA

Resource talks with David Newman, Managing Director of the Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA) about his quest to clean up food waste and get compostables into the mainstream.