Expert organisations have united to create the first European database of valuable materials available for “urban mining” from scrap vehicles, spent batteries, waste electronic and electrical equipment, and mining wastes. The Urban Mine Platform, created by 17 partners in project ProSUM … Continue reading →
The post First European Database Identifies Recovery Potential Of “Urban Mining” appeared first on CIWM Journal Online.
The European Commission has introduced the first Europe-wide strategy for plastics, which aims to protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, “turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the Future of Europe”, the Commission says. … Continue reading →
The post Commission Unveils First Europe-Wide Plastics Strategy appeared first on CIWM Journal Online.
Plans to introduce legislation to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic stemmed cotton buds have been announced by Scotland’s Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham in a bid to cut plastic waste. The proposals will be put to public consultation and … Continue reading →
The post Scotland Proposes Ban On Plastic-Stemmed Cotton Buds appeared first on CIWM Journal Online.
Initial findings from the Bristol Waste Company’s food waste trial “Slim My Waste – Feed My Face” has shown high levels of engagement and extremely encouraging results, including an 87 percent increase in food waste collected. The project was run in … Continue reading →
The post “Slim My Waste” – Food Waste Trial Success In Bristol appeared first on CIWM Journal Online.
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 … Continue reading →
The post Whodunit? The Resources & Waste Policy Riddle Continues… appeared first on CIWM Journal Online.
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 … Continue reading →
The post Taking An (Un)Fashionable Approach To Waste Management appeared first on CIWM Journal Online.
Dell has announced what it has called an “industry-first” pilot to use recycled gold from used electronics in new computer motherboards. The pilot follows a successful feasibility study on server motherboards. The closed-loop gold process could support the creation of … Continue reading →
The post Dell Launches “Industry-First” Pilot To Use Recycled Gold From E-Waste appeared first on CIWM Journal Online.
A number of waste and resources organisations, including CIWM, have this morning responded to calls from the Environmental Audit Committee for a 25p levy on disposable coffee cups, in its latest report, “Disposable Packaging: Coffee Cups”. CIWM would like to … Continue reading →
The post Organisations Respond To The EAC’s Calls For A “Latte Levy” appeared first on CIWM Journal Online.
Just leave us your contact information and one of our team will call you as soon as possible.