A report published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) looks into the “common human factors” underlying worker fatalities in the waste and recycling industry. The waste management and recycling industry accounts for about 0.4% of employees in Great Britain. … Continue reading →
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A report launched today (14 June) by the Resourcing the Future conference (RTF) partners (CIWM, ESA, the Resource Association and WRAP) has developed a novel “use-phase” model to categorise plastic products and looks at targeted actions based on the different environmental impacts of each category. Entitled ‘Eliminating avoidable plastic waste by 2042: a … Continue reading →
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CIWM President, Professor David Wilson, explains how CIWM’s expertise is helping shape the UK’s response to the issue of marine plastics pollution following the CIWM and WasteAid UK briefing paper, “From the Land to the Sea”. As I write this, … Continue reading →
CIWM has urged the UK Government to spearhead the negotiation of a “binding” international treaty to tackle marine plastic pollution, as well as increase foreign aid spent on waste management to at least 3% from its current estimated level of … Continue reading →
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CIWM, the professional body for the resource and waste management sector, has set out a new code of conduct that organisations affiliated with the body must agree to adhere to – or face possible expulsion – with an aim of … Continue reading →
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CIWM has set out a service “checklist” of what councils might consider when rolling out a three- or four-weekly residual waste collection in order to address potential hygiene concerns. The list has been sent in a letter to Conwy Council … Continue reading →
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As UK Peers gather in Westminster to examine the “line by line” detail of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, a network of policy experts has called on the Lords to take “crucial environmental considerations” into account during their scrutiny. In a briefing … Continue reading →
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Calling for a renewed focus on skills across the resources and waste sector, CIWM has announced that its training arm has been approved for inclusion on the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP). The register … Continue reading →
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