Following the publication of the latest DEFRA waste and recycling data, Richard Kirkman, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at Veolia UK and Ireland has welcomed signs that growth is starting to be decoupled from waste generation.
Nick Oettinger, managing director of The Furniture Recycling Group, argues that the UK government is taking ‘the easy route’ by making taxpayers, not producers, pick up the tab in the fight against waste…
No doubt, Halloween can be fun for kids, but as the ancient Celtic tradition moves ever further towards becoming yet another ‘day’ of over hyped wasteful consumption, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, urges consumers to think hard about unnecessary waste
John Richardson, Senior Consultant Asia, ICIS explains that a huge pushback against the scourge of plastic rubbish in our rivers and oceans could impact plastic producers.
Melissa Tan, Chairwoman of the Waste Management & Recycling Association of Singapore, explains why she’s excited about the upcoming WMRAS / ISWA Conference on Integrated Waste Management Infrastructure, Circular Economy, Digitalisation and Waste-to-Energy.
Antti Heikkilä, Biogas Measurement Expert & Product Manager at Vaisala, explains the importance of optimising efficiency with accurate methane volume calculations at biogas plants.
Marco Ricci-Jürgensen explains how the Italian island of Pantelleria has become a beacon of best practice for the collection, handling and recycling of municipal solid waste on small islands with economies heavily based on tourism.
Circular Economy (CE) could be transformative. Transforming an economy from linear consumption to circular materials flow including redesign, recovery, reuse, repurposing, is just that – transformative. MRA Consulting’s Mike Ritchie argues that the sooner we move from “Take, Make, Landfill” the better.
Mike Ritchie, managing director of MRA Consulting Group explains the ramifications for all New South Wales waste and recycling operators of a NSW Court of Criminal Appeal’s decision over asbestos waste.
Trevor Bayley argues that the decision in Australia by the Queensland Government not to support a Resource Recovery Grant for the proposed Toowoomba tyre recycling plant has placed the project in jeopardy.