The waste and recycling sector saw five fatal injuries in 2019/20, according to the latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The latest annual workplace fatality figures for 2019/20 released by the HSE show that while the total number of fatalities in the recycling and waste sector has fallen from seven deaths in 2018/19, the annual average fatal injury rate over the... More
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.
A new report from Dutch social enterprise Circle Economy has revealed that the global economy is consuming a record 100 billion tonnes of materials a year, while the reuse of resources has gone into reverse.
A report from the Committee on Climate Change says the UK can reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but will need to invest in low-carbon energy technologies and implement a ban on biodegradable waste to landfill by 2025.
Lord’s has become the first cricket ground to be run on 100 per cent renewable energy and incorporate resource-efficient features into a new stand as statistics reveal the impact of climate change on the sport.