James Maiden, country manager at Geminor UK, discusses how utilising reverse logistics is helping local authorities to embrace an environmentally-friendly alternative to landfill.
Ahead of him speaking at the Scottish Resources Conference in October, we asked Eric Lombardi, executive director of Eco-Cycle International, what he sees as the biggest waste and resource management challenges (and opportunities) facing his own business at this time… the answer was long enough to form this article!
Saeefar Rehman, associate director, energy and environment for Grant Thornton UK, looks at the future of landfills and wonders whether their future primarily lies in becoming a key supplier of energy?
Wardell Armstrong’s Luke Prazsky argues that whilst small-scale localised energy recovery facilities for residual waste may be viable and available, with the increasing adoption of the circular economy they may not be the most effective solution in the long run.
Is producing electricity the best thing we can do with organic waste? Wardell Armstrong’s Luke Prazsky argues that the emphasis should be on maximising energy efficiency… and that exporting biomethane as gas to grid could prove a much better bet than burning it to produce electricity.
Paul Killoughery, managing director of food waste recycling business, Bio Collectors, looks at the issue of segregating food waste at source and how we can help raise awareness of what happens when it leaves the kerbside.
Is Tamar’s withdrawal from developing new anaerobic digestion an isolated issue, or is it of more significance and a reflection of the market? Mike Read, head of waste at Grant Thornton UK LLP, looks further at this latest industry development
With the General Election looming, Copper Consultancy’s John Twitchen looks at the National Infrastructure Plan and asks, in terms of infrastructure, if it matters who wins, while explaining that the Plan really does impact our sector…
The European Commission’s Julio García Burgués outlines the importance of EfW across the EU, both now and in the future, in creating jobs, reducing pressure on the environment and limiting our dependency on imports. CIWM Journal Online Exclusive