An upcoming seminar, set to take place on Tuesday 18 September in Cardiff, will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to examine new elements of Wales’ Towards Zero Waste strategy (TZW) before a consultation later that month.
The seminar, titled ‘Waste and the circular economy in Wales: Next steps in the Towards Zero Waste strategy, the future for regulation and the role of local authorities’, will enable attendees to examine the strategy and how it fits with the Well-being of... More
Last week saw the first ever Circular Economy Week take place in London, encouraging businesses, social enterprises and residents to find out what they can do to aid the city’s transition towards a more circular, resilient and resource-efficient economy.
A new report published by Nextek and Resource Futures sets out frameworks for improving the role of the UK secondary plastics market, warning that many recent initiatives could ultimately detract from efforts to move to a circular economy.
From marine litter and the UK Plastics Pact to China’s waste ban and the future of waste and resources strategy, here are some of our key moments from a busy two days of discussion and debate at CIWM’s Resourcing the Future conference.
A new report by Green Alliance finds that £1.7 billion worth of plastics, food and electronics are lost to the UK economy each year because UK collection systems do not enable domestic reuse or recycling.
Hanson UK, a leading building materials supplier, has gone beyond its 2020 target of reducing the amount of non-process waste from its operations sent to landfill by 85 per cent since 2010, according to its latest sustainability report.
BRITA UK’s report finds that while eight out of 10 hospitality businesses view reducing waste as a priority, especially single-use plastics, cost is seen as a significant potential barrier to achieving this.
The latest collation of waste and resource statistics has been published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), bringing all the UK’s published data on the sector into one place.
Iain Gulland, CEO of Zero Waste Scotland, is the new president of the Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management (ACR+), an international network of cities and regions aiming to promote sustainable development.