Dog Mess, Illegal Dumping and Poor Recycling Practices Targeted 17.02.2017 16:07 Pooper Snoopers Encouraged as Liverpool Mayor Clamps Down on Waste Crime The Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has launched an initiative to crackdown on illegal waste dumping, residents who don’t recycle responsibly and dog walkers who don’t pick up their dogs mess. Read more … Should More Empahsis be Placed on Separate Glass Recycling Schemes 15.02.2017 15:24 Plastic Bottle Deposit Plans Likely to be Ditched by UK Government The UK government appears to be set to rule out the implementation of a deposit scheme for plastic bottles of the type which has boosted collection rates of drinks containers in Norway to 96% and 98.5% in Germany. Read more … Marco Ricci-Jürgensen on What Should be Learned from Italy’s Success 15.02.2017 13:46 Italy – 20yrs of Continuous Growth in Separate Collection & Recycling of Organic Wastes In February 1997 the Italian national Decree n° 22 was adopted reorganising the framework conditions and the strategic outlook for MSW. Today Italy collects separately 48% of all MSW with peaks of around 70%. Read more … Waste Industry Welcome for Environment Sub-Committee Brexit Report 14.02.2017 16:54 Waste Industry Welcome for Environment Sub-Committee Brexit Report The UK Parliament’s EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has published its report which highlights key actions that will be needed to ensure environmental protections are not eroded as a result of Brexit. Read more … US waste sector had about 50 worker fatalities last year 24.01.2017 17:00 SWANA Blog: Safety Must be Key Focus for Waste & Recycling Industry Health and safety is always a great concern in waste management and recycling industry. Few weeks ago, when I was in USA, I was surprised by the facts and figures Read more … Smart Technology Coming to a Bin Near You 17.01.2017 14:16 IN DEPTH: Waste Management & the Internet of Bins Smart technology, connected devices, the cloud, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) – all great buzz words, but what do they mean for the humble bin? Read more … Rubicon Global Teams Up with SUEZ to Tackle Scattered Waste Streams 13.01.2017 13:26 Strategic Partnership for SUEZ with Cloud Based US Recycling Firm French environmental services giant, SUEZ and Atlanta headquartered cloud-based waste and recycling firm, Rubicon Global, have entered into a strategic partnership. Read more …
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