Gareth Morton, senior consultant, Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd, says with changes on the horizon not preparing the general public through effective communication would be a “collective failing and a scandal of epic proportions”.Continue reading
Vivien Holland, Associate Director, Local Government Advisory, Grant Thornton UK LLP.
Oxford City Council had been successfully running environmental services in house as Oxford Direct Services for a number of years but had reached a point where it needed to decide how to take the business forward.Continue reading
With applications for The Cup Fund, the UK’s largest grant for projects that boost UK paper cup recycling, closing soon, Richard Burnett from James Cropper explains why focusing on infrastructure over redesign is the best solution to the disposable coffee cup problem right now.Continue reading
In the second of his article series, Angus Macpherson, managing director of the EnvironmentExchange, looks at the flurry of consultations resulting from the recently-published resources and waste strategy from the perspective of the local authority…Continue reading
Angus Macpherson, managing director of the EnvironmentExchange, looks at the flurry of consultations resulting from the recently-published resources and waste strategy from the consumer perspective and asks how might they feel after the proposed changes are in place.Continue reading
The Environment Exchange’s (t2e) Andrew Letham provides an analysis for the PRN market Q1, saying 2019 looks set to be equally if not more challenging than 2018 with target increases across all materials.Continue reading
A new grant fund of between £50,000 – £100,000 has been launched by Hubbub and coffee giant Starbucks seeking to kickstart paper cup recycling activities across the UK. Here, Hubbub CEO and founder Trewin Restorick
Luke Prazsky, service director, waste resource management, Wardell Armstrong, looks at when waste “recovery” becomes waste “disposal”, saying the industry needs an even playing field and the previous regime “pulled the rug” from under inert landfill sites…Continue reading
Following the recent news that India will follow China and tighten its laws around importing plastic waste, Stephen Cameron, business development manager at SWRnewstar, asks “who’s next to ban plastic waste imports from the UK?”Continue reading
Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, says there isn’t one single answer to the plastic v glass debate, and it’s certainly not as simple as banning plastics or re-introducing glass bottles.
Bernie Thomas, principal consultant at Resource Futures, says “solutions aren’t perfect” when it comes to packaging recycling. He says in a knee-jerk quest to solve one problem, we risk developing practices which themselves have unintended consequences…
CIWM’s Resources Conference Cymru yesterday (13 March) welcomed delegates to Cardiff’s iconic Millennium Centre to discuss the opportunities and challenges of a circular economy in Wales. CIWM’s Darrel Moore highlights what he took away from the event.
Charlotte Morton, chief executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), discusses how ADBA will celebrate its tenth anniversary with the appointment of a new Chairperson and what the organics recycling industry can look forward to in the coming decade.
Saeefar Rehman, associate director, energy and environment, Grant Thornton UK LLP, says there is now a clear expectation that waste will form a key component of the growth in biofuels.
Dell now offers PC-as-a-service for business and enterprise customers, with full life-cycle management. Here, Jonathan Perry, EMEA environmental affairs, Dell, explains the firm’s responsibilities under the WEEE regulations.