15th February 2018
Landfill Tax: A Taxing Or Promising Impact?

Landfill Tax: A Taxing Or Promising Impact?

Nick Oettinger, managing director at The Furniture Recycling Group, discusses the landfill tax, saying the UK needs to be working towards a circular economy that does not include landfill as an option. The Landfill Tax has been in existence since … Continue reading

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15th February 2018
The Pay As You Throw Debate

The Pay As You Throw Debate

Principal consultant for Eunomia, Peter Jones, says collectors of trade waste, and local authorities perhaps most of all, need to start thinking about how they will boost the level of recycling they achieve, and whether the days of a pure “pay … Continue reading

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13th February 2018
Ask, Nudge Or Shove?

Ask, Nudge Or Shove?

CIWM’s CEO, Dr Colin Church, looks at behaviour change and consumer choice, saying we can’t simply accuse people of laziness or ignorance leading to poor behaviours, we need to make it easier for people to reduce, reuse and recycle…   … Continue reading

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8th February 2018
Correct Poor Legislation, Don’t Create More

Correct Poor Legislation, Don’t Create More

Robbie Staniforth, policy manager at Ecosurety, says when it comes to plastics, rather than having a blanket levy that affects the whole UK population, Ecosurety believes the solution lies at consumer level. This week the Parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) … Continue reading

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1st February 2018
What The Environment Plan Means For Food Waste

What The Environment Plan Means For Food Waste

Following the release of Defra’s 25-year plan to improve the environment, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, looks at the strategy in further detail and discusses whether or not it contains sufficient substance – particularly when it comes to food … Continue reading

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25th January 2018
Collaboration Is Key

Collaboration Is Key

Collaboration is the key to a circular plastics economy, says the head of WRAP Cymru, Carl Nichols, speaking ahead of his appearance at the upcoming CIWM Resource Conference Cymru 2018   We’re still a week away from February, yet it … Continue reading

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25th January 2018
Recycling & The Rise Of The Rise Of The Electric Car

Recycling & The Rise Of The Rise Of The Electric Car

Saeefar Rehman, associate director, energy and environment, Grant Thornton UK LLP asks whether the UK resources industry will be in a position to recycle the increase in batteries, following the 2040 petrol/diesal car sale ban… The UK government has proposed a … Continue reading

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18th January 2018
Crime Won’t Pay

Crime Won’t Pay

Judy Proctor, The Environment Agency’s deputy director waste regulation (assigned), offers some reflections on waste crime and looks ahead to the challenges to be faced in 2018, the wider waste strategy and working closer with you to beat the criminals … Continue reading

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