The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) published a report last week (25 October) that revealed that over a quarter of the countries across the world have proposed climate plans that neglect waste reduction strategies.
Green Alliance research finds that identifying and penalising producers of low-quality electronics could drive efficiencies annually worth up to 800,000 tonnes of avoided carbon dioxide equivalent emissions.
David Newman, Managing Director of BBIA, considers the key messages of the new report 'A System Change Compass: Implementing the European Green Deal in a time of recovery', co-authored by SYSTEMIQ and the Club of Rome.
A new report published by WEEE Forum calls for action on the treatment of WEEE as scrap metal, urging competent authorities to penalise facilities that illegitimately incorporate WEEE into their unreported waste flows.
Social distancing is now the greatest cause of collection and disposal waste disruptions, according to the latest ADEPT Covid-19 local authority (LA) impacts survey as most authorities continue to report greater than usual levels of waste collected.