Paul Vanston, the Industry Council for Research on Packaging & the Environment’s (INCPEN) CEO designate, says he’ll be working towards “win-win” situations when he takes the reigns of INCPEN in May.
No matter what else is going on across the UK right now, the reuse sector is very much alive and kicking, according to Dr Jane Beasley, but reuse organisations will need support in order to survive… and ultimately thrive
Mike Read, head of energy and environment at Grant Thornton UK LLP, says it never fails to amaze him how adaptable the waste and resources industry has become as he looks at M&A activity in the sector
Nick Ellins, Energy & Utility Skills’ group chief executive, explains how a pioneering strategy is putting the focus back on the waste and resources sector’s future, in an article originally featured in the CIWM Journal
We send a LOT of waste to Europe from the UK, explains Grundon Waste Management’s deputy chairman, Neil Grundon. So is it time to stop playing this game of “pass the waste parcel”? Neil thinks so…
Steve Lee, director general of R&W UK, looks at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Industrial Strategy green paper and outlines how the CIWM and ESA joint body will be responding…
Gary Escott, Director of OnGrade, discusses how Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology enables collision avoidance between vehicles and workers, raising the bar on safety.
Emma Burlow, Head of Resource Efficiency at Resource Futures, looks back on 20 years in the business resource efficiency field. Here she reflects on what has changed in this time and whether she is making a difference…
David Newman, managing director of BBIA and president of the World Biogas Association, looks at what may – and may not – make the cut when it comes to the Circular Economy Package and urges a decision to be made sooner, rather then later!
Nick Oettinger, managing director at The Furniture Recycling Group, discusses the current trends in UK mattress recycling industry and what needs to be done by manufacturers, recyclers and consumers to improve standards across the industry.
Julie Charrington, business development manager at Serco, says there are more women working in the waste industry than ever before, but more needs to be done to make it an attractive sector for diversity.
Alison Kemp, associate director at Wardell Armstrong, says that the UK is falling short when it comes to generating a strong market for products made from recycled materials. She says recycling is only part of the story.
“Is the municipal waste collection industry heading for competitive convergence?”, asks Steve Vaughan-Jones, principal consultant at SLR Consulting and a Chartered Waste Manager
Nick Eva is a newly chartered waste manager. But in his day job he deals with recruitment, as a director of WasteRecruit. So, we asked what sort of aptitude, personality and skills will set the next generation of waste managers apart?
Andy Doran, senior manager – sustainability and recycling development for Novelis Europe, discusses how as a society we value or materials, and the need to get citizens better engaged in the materials world around them…