Internet of Things Central to Fourth Industrial Revolution & Circular Economy Thursday, 13:22 IN DEPTH: The Revolution Will be Digitised We stand on the brink of the fourth industrial revolution. It will fundamentally alter the way we live, work and relate to one another. The waste & resource industry must adapt quickly. Read more … MRF Code of Practice & Green Fence Positives But Work to be Done Thursday, 12:00 OPINION: Inconsistency at Heart of Rise in Rejected Recycling Materials Simon Ellin, chief executive of the Recycling Association, explains why he agrees with with the findings of a recent BBC report which highlighted figures that showed an 84% increase in materials rejected from the recycling stream since 2011. Read more …
Eldan Recycling Seeing Increase in Quantity & Variety of Recycling Projects Thursday, 11:38 “Booming” Opportunities for Recycling Industry in Poland New opportunities for the waste and recycling industry are being opened in Poland thanks to economic growth and major investments in construction projects, according to Danish recycling equipment manufacturer, Eldan Recycling. Read more …
WEEE Collections to be Added to Service Thursday, 09:13 £50m Waste & Recycling Contract for Biffa in Somerset North Somerset Council has awarded Biffa Group a seven year contract to collect household waste and recycling, as well as manage local household waste recycling centres and collect WEEE. Read more … Waste Plant Completed for Tom White Waste in Record Time Wednesday, 11:31 Kiverco Completes 100,000 TPA Material Recycling & RDF Plant in Coventry Kiverco, has completed the installation of a new 100,000 tonne per year material recycling and RDF production facility for Tom White Waste Ltd in Coventry. Read more … Anaerobic Digestion Fund Passes State Aid Rules Wednesday, 10:17 Czech Organic Waste Fed Biogas Subsidies Approved by EU Commission The Czech Republic’s plans to provide financial support for biogas installations which use at organic waste feedstocks, have been approved by the European Commission as being in-line with EU state aid rules. Read more … ESA Responds by Highlighting Increased Recycling Rate Tuesday, 13:50 BBC Report: Contamination in Kerbside Recycling Collections Up The amount of waste being rejected from kerbside recycling collections in the UK has risen from 184,000 tonnes in 2011/12 to 338,000 tonnes in 2014/15, according to a report by the BBC today. Read more …
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