A cross-party group of 20 MPs called on the prime minister to back an all-in deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers yesterday (13 August), maintaining that a comprehensive system could tackle the UK’s waste problem.
The prospective DRS, set to be introduced across the UK in 2023, would see a small deposit placed on a drinks container at the point of purchase. Once the contents has been consumed, the container can be returned to a collection point and the deposit redeemed,... More
Authorised Treatment Facilities handle over one million end of life vehicles every year in the UK, but with car sales falling by 98 per cent, could a scrappage scheme be needed to support these recycling facilities?
The European Suppliers of Waste-To-Energy Technology (ESWET) has released a policy briefing highlighting the need for any revision to the EU Waste Shipment Regulation to continue to allow the shipment of waste for energy recovery.
A new energy-from-waste (EfW) facility in Kent, Wheelabroator Kemsley, with an annual throughput capacity of 550,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste has entered full commercial operation following a successful commissioning phase in early 2020.