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.
With an election on the horizon in the UK, it has never been more important for the waste industry to work together or risk falling risk behind the rest of Europe, explains Marcus Bauer, managing director of Remondis UK...
ISWA Board member and the CEO of the Hamburg municipal waste company, Professor Rudiger Siechau, discusses Hamburgs success at combining waste to energy with recycling
Alexei Atudorei discusses a number of upcoming events for the year, starting in March, that are being organised by the International Solid Waste Association and its members in south and east Europe.
ISWA President David Newman questions whether, from an environmental perspective, it would be better to invest in basic sanitary waste collection and landfills in the huge countries of the developing world, than in ever higher and more expensive to achieve recycling rates in Europe
Peter Craven, Head of Marketing at CDE Global argues that rather than demonstrating success these targets are masking wider problems in the CD&E waste recycling sector across Europe
Construction and demolition waste in rapidly growing economies is perhaps their fastest growing waste stream, explains David Newman, ISWA President
Hubert de Chefdebien and Guillaume Perron-Pich of the European Suppliers of Waste to Energy Technology discuss the latest developments to the R1 Formula enacted by the Commission and Member States on 17 November 2014