Frictionless trade of waste materials with Europe is essential for a post-Brexit world, says a joint statement from the Environmental Services Association (ESA) and the Dutch Waste Management Association (DWMA), released yesterday (19 April).
The two trade associations have joined together to call on UK and EU authorities to ensure that ‘unnecessary’ trade barriers and tariffs on the trade of waste materials, such as refuse derived fuel (RDF), are avoided.
Recycling and waste management company Ellgia Limited has announced a new partnership with Ferrybridge Multifuel Energy Limited for a spot contract supply of refuse derived fuel to generate energy from waste.
The European Commission has agreed on its proposal for a Circular Economy Monitoring Framework to track progress towards the EU’s circular economy goals, and has also released a rundown of the EU's progress up to this point.
The UK’s Waste from Households recycling rate has increased to 45.2 per cent in 2016, up from 44.6 per cent in 2015, according to official statistics released today (22 February) by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Recruitment has begun for researchers to study the circular economy as part of an EU-funded project led by the University of Hull, which will examine methods of improving resource efficiency and their implications.
Unregulated ship recycling in South Asia is killing dozens of workers a year, with European ships flouting safe disposal laws through loopholes. Sid Hayns-Worthington takes a look at the murky world of shipbreaking
‘Urgent change’ is needed to stop recyclable and biodegradable material from being incinerated in London, as energy-from-waste hinders the capital’s move to a more circular economy, according to the London Assembly’s Environment Committee.
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Defra’s Chief Scientific Advisor recommended moving away from further investment in incineration capacity, warning increased capacity could actually sustain the flow of residual waste and lead to lower recycling rates.
Derry City and Strabane District Council in Northern Ireland has adopted a new economic strategy aimed at transitioning the region to a zero waste circular economy, with the potential to save up to £3 million a year as a result.