Baroness Parminter, Liberal Democrat Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) spokesperson, House of Lords, has said the Government should establish an office of environmental responsibility, which would be tasked with undertaking an independent analysis of the Government’s environmental performance.
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!
James Maiden, country manager at Geminor UK, discusses how utilising reverse logistics is helping local authorities to embrace an environmentally-friendly alternative to landfill.
Simon Ellin, CEO of the Recycling Association says it is time to stand back and take stock of what we have achieved with regards to recycling. Not least when it comes to the quality of the materials we are recovering.
CIWM Business Partner, UNTHA UK, recently hosted an event that helped reveal the challenges, frustrations and opportunities that lie ahead in waste and recycling. Its chairman, Chris Oldfield explains more about what it calls its “innovation showcase”…