VIDEO with Andrew Steer – It’s Not Too Late, but the Window of Opportunity is Closing 2020-04-23 07:47:51 Earth Day at 50: Five Ways to Honour the Legacy and Change the World Andrew Steer, President and CEO of the World Resource Institute questions how we should celebrate the 50th Earth Day in the face of the global pandemic and discusses what the goals we should be fighting for are? read more ... Automation Could be the Key to Social Distancing in Recycling Facilities 2020-04-17 13:36:33 TOMRA: New Sorting Technology Can Help Overcome Recycling Disruption from COVID-19 With large scale disruption to recycling collections and markets across the world, TOMRA Sorting Recycling has published an article looking at how Plant design automation and technology advancements lead to increased purity rates, while requiring fewer manual sorters… read more ... Jacqueline O’Donovan on Business Planning for an Uncertain Future 2020-04-08 16:01:40 BLOG: COVID-19 – A Waiting Game at O'Donovan Waste Disposal Jacqueline O’Donovan, managing director of O'Donovan Waste Disposal, offers a first-person perspective on life in a waste management business through the coronavirus crises. read more ... UNTHA UK’s Marcus Brew Discuss the Impact of Coronavirus on the Waste Industry 2020-03-27 11:23:40 OPINION: COVID-19 – What’s the Waste Industry Prognosis? As the UK adjusts to a ‘new normal’ in the wake of the Government’s latest lockdown announcement, it will be difficult for some organisations to concentrate on anything beyond the next few days. But there are glimmers of hope in the medium to long term, suggests Marcus Brew, managing director of UNTHA UK… read more ... Supply & Demand of Recycled Materials in Flux as COVID-19 “Containment” Ramps Up 2020-03-23 11:38:10 European Markets for Recycled Materials React in the Face of Coronavirus Mark Victory and Matt Tudball, Senior Editors at ICIS, highlight concerns over the long-term impact of the coronavirus outbreak on key European recycling markets... read more ... Face Masks Made from Manufacturing Offcuts 2020-03-23 10:22:47 COMMENT: Reusable Coronavirus Masks from Ballo Fashion Supplies of facemasks are dwindling and the items themselves are disposable. While their effectiveness at preventing the contraction of the virus is questionable at best, the may prevent carriers from spreading it so easily. Alistair Barnes from Ballo Fashion saw an opportunity... read more ... The Economic and Environmental Impact of Gender Balance in the Workforce 2020-03-06 15:45:41 COMMENT: Why Women are Better for Business in the Utility Sector In the run-up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, Jan Ward, CBE, Non-Executive Chair of Energy & Utility Skills discusses the business and environmental benefits of having a balanced workforce in the energy and utility sectors. read more ...
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