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.
With approximately 340 000 contaminated sites which likely require remediation according to the European Environment Agency (EEA), Miiro Jääskeläinen looks at the issues.
Taxes or deposit return schemes – how can we use economics to incentivise more recycling? Richard McKinlay, Head of Circular Economy at resource recovery specialist Axion, discusses the options
I’m sure Eddy Grant never had the waste industry in mind when he performed his hit in 1982, but finding a snappy headline linking refuse collection, emissions and pop culture is much harder than you think.