WEEE collection drop puts targets in spotlight

WEEE collection drop puts targets in spotlight Let’s Recycle recently reported on the collections of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and how collections have fallen in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period 12 months earlier. … Read More

What will a post-Brexit waste management sector look like?

What will a post-Brexit waste management sector look like? With Brexit negotiations under way and Leave campaigner Michael Gove in charge of Defra spoke to Recycling & Waste world about what’s in store for the waste management sector.  Michael Gove’s … Read More

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‘Right Waste, Right Place’ welcomes ‘Rethinking Waste Crime’ report

Duty of Care awareness campaign ‘Right Waste, Right Place’ welcomes ‘Rethinking Waste Crime’ report’s ambition to stop waste crime which is costing England £600m a year Responding to the launch of the “Rethinking Waste Crime” report on 2 May, Sam … Read More

Waste Issues on Local Council Elections

Political parties in England face off on issues around waste and recycling in the lead up to next week’s council elections 177 million tonnes of waste is generated in the UK alone each year. In 2011 an review of England’s … Read More

DEFRA Reveals Long-Awaited MRF Code of Practice

A Code of Practice for materials recycling facilities has been launched and formally laid before parliament. The new Code of Practice will call for all materials recycling facilities (MRFs) over a certain size to measure the quality of their inputs and … Read More

Hefty Fines Faced by Businesses with Tougher Fly-Tip Rules

With new regulations being introduced in the New Year, businesses leaving waste and packaging on the street could face a fine of up to £50,000. New waste collection rules preventing rubbish from being left on the street are to be … Read More

End of Waste Conference Provides Help on the Challenges of Implementing Complex EU Criteria

The End of Waste and Quality Protocols Conference will address the impact of end of waste regulations, intended to divert waste materials from landfill. The specialist forum takes place on 30th January 2014, at 76 Portland Place, London, and is … Read More

Commercial and Leisure Waste Management Services

Waste Management Services for the Leisure, Industrial and Commercial Sectors from GPT Waste Management: Leisure waste management from GPT Waste Management Designed for the leisure, industrial and commercial sectors, the waste solution is a fully managed process providing our customers … Read More

Government Must Prevent Wasted Opportunities

The CIWEM have recently released their latest report, Less is more: waste prevention and resource optimisation across a lifecycle, which concentrates on why waste management should be everyone’s responsibility. A press release published by the Chartered Institution of Water and … Read More

First Guidance on Energy-From-Waste Published by WRAP

WRAP’s priority is to prevent waste arising and to re-use and recycle resources, but an element of unavoidable residual waste will always exist. Creating energy from this residual waste, which would otherwise go to landfill, may be an alternative option. … Read More