As Donald Trump pulls the plug on the United States’ involvement in the Climate Change Agreement, ISWA President Antonis Mavropoulos makes it very clear that ISWA stands with all the industry and political leaders who have since spoken out against Trump’s “dangerous actions”.
Waste management lead for public environmental service provider, Serco, Mark Barnfield, says it’s time to give our local authorities a break, and allow the TEEP solution to “naturally occur”.
With the 2017 General Election less than two weeks away and the party manifestos out, many in our sector are turning their minds to what we should say to the incoming Government, as CIWM chief executive Dr Colin Church explains…
CIWM President, Professor Margaret Bates, takes a closer look at the recently-published litter strategy for England, saying it’s a useful tool to help address the issue of litter on our streets.
Would a tax on the incineration of waste drive up recycling? Luke Prazsky, technical director & waste resource management specialist at Wardell Armstrong, questions whether the Liberal Democrat manifesto proposal would work.
Stericycle’s David Williams looks at the issue of offensive waste, saying further work is needed to quantify the impact of increased offensive waste segregation.
Ed Cook, senior consultant at Resource Futures, ponders what it would be like to live without waste collection, as he looks back over his time at a WasteAid UK & CIWM event in The Gambia.
Matt Hale, international sales manager at HRS Heat Exchangers, explains how using heat can help those who process food stuffs reduce their wastage. It is important that all parts of the food chain are as efficient as possible…
In the early days of recycling quantity-based targets and tables were a good tool. But times, behaviours, landscapes and even regulatory approaches have changed; what once looked good feels clumsy and blunt, says the Recycling Association’s Simon Ellin
Andrew Lappage, head of operations North London Waste Authority, takes on the subject of extended producer responsibility. It turns out there’s probably still more questions than answers at present
Sarah Heald, director of corporate affairs and investor relations at the Pennon Group – owner of Viridor recycling, energy recovery and waste management – talks about the power of perfect packaging…
Money shouldn’t be a dirty word for the recycling industry, says Damian Lambkin, head of projects for Circularety, Ecosurety’s online solution to the current packaging recovery note (PRN) system. But is it? And will it remain that way?
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…