Provisional packaging data for the third quarter of 2019 shows that all packaging materials remain on track to meet their 2019 recycling targets, with strong recoveries from plastics and aluminium.
The provisional data for packaging recycled or exported between July and September 2019 was published yesterday (22 October) on the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD), which collates packaging recycling and recovery information submitted by accredited reprocessors and exporters.
TerraCycle offers recycling programmes for all sorts of complex waste streams –and now it has announced Loop, its new ‘waste-free’ online shopping service. Kate Dickinson talks to Tom Szaky, founder and CEO, about addressing the root cause of waste.
Every year we throw away millions of tonnes of wrapping paper, decorations, food and other debris left over from the Christmas festivities. If you’re struggling to know what to do with your waste, check out Resource’s short recycling guide.
With plastics waste hogging the headlines, Allan Sandilands, Senior Consultant at Resource Futures, shines a light on construction waste – the ‘silent sector’ that has slipped under the radar at a time of heightened focus on waste and resources
In the wake of concerns from the Environment Agency that hazardous waste wood is being wrongly classified, the Wood Recyclers Association has published a best practice guide for reporting hazardous waste.