19th September 2018
Why Do We Rely On Weight-Based Recycling Targets?

Why Do We Rely On Weight-Based Recycling Targets?

An examination of weight-based targets suggests that alternative measurements will actually improve recycling rates, writes Peter Clayson, general manager for business development and external affairs at DS Smith Recycling. It seems logical to report on waste management performance in terms … Continue reading

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17th September 2018
Mixed Fortunes: M&A Activity In UK Resources Sector

Mixed Fortunes: M&A Activity In UK Resources Sector

Mark Wilson, partner, and Leander Ots, analyst, at Alantra (formerly Catalyst Corporate Finance) provide our annual overview of activity in the UK waste and resource management industry, highlighting the leading players and analysing M&A and investment activity across the sector…

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11th September 2018
Charge!

Charge!

CIWM President and lifelong waste policy and planning consultant, Professor David C Wilson, reflects on the challenges of devising the right policies to charge households for solid waste management services… Resourcing the Future in June was the best conference I have … Continue reading

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11th September 2018
A Packaging Problem

A Packaging Problem

Coca-Cola European Partners gives us an overview of the company’s actions to reduce its packaging waste, its work to cut plastic, increase recycling and what it thinks of deposit return schemes.  Food and beverage packaging is an important part of … Continue reading

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6th September 2018
Ten Point Plan

Ten Point Plan

With Defra’s 25 Year Environment Plan published at the start of the year and its Resources and Waste Strategy set for publication later this year, Biffa’s CEO, Ian Wakelin, discusses the key policy areas which need to be addressed 1. … Continue reading

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6th September 2018
Will There Be A “Latte Levy”?

Will There Be A “Latte Levy”?

Trewin Restorick, CEO and founder of environment charity Hubbub, looks at the liklihood of a levy on disposable coffee cups – or a “Latte Levy” – being implemented, and what the implications might be for investment in recycling… The government’s … Continue reading

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30th August 2018
Becoming Chartered: Busting The Myths

Becoming Chartered: Busting The Myths

Some people might have misconceptions about what the experience of becoming Chartered will be like – the application process is time consuming or they doubt they have enough knowledge and experience. Here, we clear up some of the common misconceptions … Continue reading

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30th August 2018
“Short-Sighted”

“Short-Sighted”

Wardell Armstrong’s Luke Prazsky says excluding a requirement for mandatory household food waste collections for financial reasons is “short-sighted”, and asks if household food waste is the key to changing the public’s opinion of seeing waste as a resource? In preparing … Continue reading

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