Until such time as we reach the promised land of a Zero Waste society, there will always be a need for residual waste treatment. In recent years, recycling rates in the UK have stalled, reaching 45.2 per cent in 2016, representing an increase of 2.3 per cent since 2013, meaning the majority of the UK’s waste is not being recycled and is treated as residual waste. A lack of significant government policy regarding waste and resources has contributed to this stagnation in the UK’s recycling... More
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Alderney’s States Works Department has contracted Somerset-based recycling machinery specialist Middleton Engineering to supply and install a new closed-end, semi-automatic baler at its Glacis recycling centre.
The Environmental Services Association has called for the UK and EU authorities to ensure the trade of waste materials continues with as little disruption as possible post-Brexit, in a joint statement with the Dutch Waste Management Association.
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