Durakerbs Being Rolled Out as City Aims to Cut Reliance on Public Transport in Face of Pandemic 2020-07-03 13:50:51 Recycled Plastic Kerbing System Supporting Pop-Up Cycle Lanes in London In a bid to discourage the use of public transport following the coronavirus outbreak new pop-up cycling lanes are being introduced across London using a new ‘bolt down’ kerb - made entirely from recycled plastic. read more ... Surge in Residential Waste Volumes & Changes in Operational Practices at Waste Facilities Cited 2020-06-26 14:12:41 SWANA Submits Written Statement to US Senate on Recycling Challenges in Face of COVID-19 SWANA has submitted a written statement to the leadership of the U.S. Senate Committee of Environment and Public Works concerning some of the challenges facing recycling in the United States. read more ... Need for Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19 2020-06-25 16:06:32 Three Events Lined Up as Finland, Canada and the Netherlands Join Forces on the Circular Economy Led by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Finland has joined forces with Canada and the Netherlands to host three high-level events to address the important role circularity plays in the economies of the future, as well as in the fight against climate change and the nature crisis. read more ... Ex-Soldier Swapped Barracks for Bins 2020-06-16 13:57:59 Former Soldier in Amey’s Waste Collections Services Reaches Finals of National Business Women’s Award Nicola Blake, account director for Amey’s Waste Collections Services Team in Surrey, will join illustrious businesswomen from across the UK after being named as a finalist for the National Business Women’s Awards 2020. read more ... Aid Needed to Assist Cities, Towns & Villages Over Two-Year Period in Wake of COVID-19 2020-05-22 12:41:33 Solid Waste Association of North America Backs Call for $500m Federal Aid for Local Governments In the US, over 170 organisations, including SWANA and Waste Management, have signed an open letter urging Congress to include direct relief to cities, towns, and villages in future federal assistance packages in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more ... 1/2t of Recycled Plastic Film to Make 5000 Disposable Plastic Gowns 2020-05-22 10:04:12 Cromwell Plastics Recycling Donates to Community Fundraiser for NHS Gowns Cromwell Plastics Recycling has donated 500 kilos of blue polythene film to a fundraising partnership of volunteers and marine businesses making personal protective equipment for the NHS. read more ... Extract the Metals and Reprocess the Rubber 2020-05-20 15:21:34 Tyres – A Waste Industry Headache or Newfound Hero? Considered by many as a problematic waste stream that is economically unviable to process, the changing commodity landscape and the advancement of technology means the resource potential of old tyres can now come to the fore. Gary Moore elaborates… read more ...
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