Judy Proctor, The Environment Agency’s deputy director waste regulation (assigned), offers some reflections on waste crime and looks ahead to the challenges to be faced in 2018, the wider waste strategy and working closer with you to beat the criminals
UK resources and waste policy is seemingly evolving like a serialised “whodunit?”, says Gev Eduljee, a non-executive director at Resource Futures. In the wake of the Government’s 25-Year Plan unveiling yesterday (11 January), he analyses how it related to our sector, but still eagerly awaits forthcoming Resources and Waste Strategy
Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, says that while investment and industry expertise might not be the height of fashion, they hold the key to turning the tide of waste and British companies need to prove they can do it best
Judith Kelly OBE, HMRC’s Deputy Director of Environmental Tax Policy, sets out how HMRC is cracking down on Landfill Tax evasion, and working with other enforcement agencies to tackle waste crime.
Apprenticeships are changing… Sallyann Baldry, an apprenticeships consultant, explains the background to the reforms and the significant changes to apprenticeships that are taking place. Not sure if it will affect you and your business? Read on…
In his latest blog, CIWM’s CEO, Dr Colin Church, looks at the overarching policy direction for England regarding resources and waste, saying that for the first time in years, the country is at last showing a sense of direction.
Further to his article in the December CIWM Journal, here we bring you the full case study by Jeff Cooper on his visit to Johns Hopkins University – achieving excellent results in waste reduction and recycling – part of the programme of the latest ISWA Congress in Baltimore, USA
Emma Burlow, head of Resource Efficiency at Resource Futures, looks at the changing world of retail at this most resource intensive time of the year, asking how easy is it to act to reduce resource use, when your primary motive is to increase consumption?
The start of 2017 was not promising for the waste and recycling industry, says Robbie Staniforth, commercial manager at Ecosurety. He asks if 2018 could be the year the UK finally wakes up to plastic recycling.
What does the 2018 Budget hold for the waste and resources sector? asks Luke Prazsky, technical director at Wardell Armstrong. Hopefully, several relevant key strategies, he says.
After the Chancellor announced an investigation into how the tax system and charges on single-use plastic items could be used to reduce waste, Eunomia’s head of environmental policy and economics, Chris Sherrington, explains how a plastic tax would work to help tackle marine plastic pollution
Reports from the Institute of Grocery Distribution indicate that an agreement between UK supermarkets on a standardised method of reporting food waste rates could soon be reached. Here, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood UK, discusses what such an agreement would mean for the UK’s grocery retail industry.
In September, Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, attended the IFAT India event in Mumbai. Joined by a senior team, the goal was to look at ideas and opportunities in the market. Having had time to reflect, he shares some of his thoughts and explains why the visit made him feel quite nostalgic…
The Fast 50 is back for yet another year, courtesy of Catalyst Corporate Finance, revealing the fastest growing waste and resources companies by turnover in the UK. The CIWM Journal speaks to Catalyst’s Mark Wilson to find out more…