Peter Clayson, general manager for business development and external affairs at DS Smith, discusses Defra’s review into packaging recovery notes (PRNs) and their future in the UK.
The number of football pitches or Olympic-sized swimming pools… all typical analogies used to help us understand vast numbers. But are these analogies actually any good? Do we need better ways of communicating environmental information, asks Gev Eduljee?
The waste industry should get its house in order, before it’s forced to, says Paul Timmins, operations director at Ecosurety. And that means reviewing waste legislation to make it more transparent and to encourage more recycling
Adrian Griffiths, Founder and CEO at Recycling Technologies says he is surprised by the lack of plastics recycling still taking place, and he questions whether our understanding of the term “recycling” is quite as accurate as we think…
Let’s get packaging design right to help us improve quality, says Simon Ellin, chief executive, of the Recycling Association. Design, the first stage of the supply chain, is crucial in making that happen
In the days following the General Election, there has been none of the traditional dust settling and planning for the future, writes Mathew Prosser, UK managing director at DS Smith Recycling. Rather, we have more questions than answers…
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?
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
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!