Lucas van der Schalk, Chief Operating Officer at packaging firm, DS Smith Plastics, discusses how a collaboration between the company’s Plastics and Paper divisions has seen waste turned into an award-winning resource.
SUEZ Australia & New Zealand CEO Mark Venhoek explains why waste to energy infrastructure is the missing link in Australia’s national waste management hierarchy as China’s National Sword policy alters the shape of the industry and opens opportunities…
Only a small fraction of plastic recovered from consumers is actually recycled: the material collected is dirty and so mixed up that most recovered plastic is simply burned or dumped: on land, in rivers, or even directly in the oceans.
WMW’s Collection & Handling chief editor on a topic worthy of debate: Is the waste and recycling industry a suitable place in which to forge ‘a career’?
Nick Oettinger explains that the Earth’s resources are becoming scarce and discusses whether the target of zero avoidable waste to landfill by 2050 is actually achievable or a complete pipe dream?
ISWA’s campaign for the Closure of the World’s Biggest Dumpsites has reached a new stage as it has delivered a concrete result with the effective closure of the Estrutural dumpsite in Brasília, capital of Brazil.
Plastic waste in our oceans has become one of the biggest global issues. HSM’s David Coleman calls for more businesses to address their plastics waste management solutions if we are to remedy this issue.