ISWA President, David Newman explains why in spite of the ambitious recycling and landfill diversion targets, the Commission has left the door open for countries to choose not to implement separate collections of biowaste with its recently adopted EU Circular Economy Package.
Mike Ritchie, director of MRA Consulting Group, highlights the different approaches to waste management and recycling being adopted by two Australian State - New South Wales and Queensland.
The main hurdle for solid waste management projects in low and middle income countries often is not about technology or process implementation but financing of the waste management infrastructure, explains the Institute for Sanitary Engineering and Waste Management’s Vishwas Vidyaranya.
David Newman, ISWA President, explains that Northern European waste to energy plants are now running at full capacity and gate fees are rising.
The annual World Paper Free Day, which this year took place at the start of this month, is helping to raise awareness and beginning to strike a chord with many businesses, explains Kefron's Pia Brennan.
Rainer Rehn explains that with increasingly intelligent multitasking robotic systems next year, 2016, will be the Year of Robotic Waste Sorting.
When the month of November begins the mind thinks of the countdown to the Christmas holidays in two months time. But before then a really busy period is ahead, as if we are punished for taking time off over the New Year.
Recent falling oil prices have sparked reports of financial challenges at leading supplier of rHDPE, Closed Loop Recycling. Eric Collins, managing director of Nampak Plastics, shares his insight into the effect this could have on the recycled plastic industry in the UK.