Collaboration on Research & Data Aggregation in Waste Industry 24.10.2016 14:22 SWANA & the EREF Join Forces in Work on Recycling Rate Debate The Solid Waste Association of North America and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation have teamed up to conduct collaborative projects data aggregation and fundraising, as well as other areas. Read more … City Aims for 100% Recycling Rate by 2050 10.10.2016 10:53 Downtown Recycling Program for Des Moines, Iowa The City of Des Moines has launched of a recycling pilot program, Recycle DSM, aimed at creating a cleaner and greener Downtown area in the city. Read more … Groups Take Aim Over German Attempt to Water Down Circular Economy 05.10.2016 13:45 Environmental Groups Criticise German Government Over Recycling Target Cuts A number of environmental groups have joined forces in a stinging criticism of the German government’s current proposal to remove the recycling quotas from the EU circular economy package. Read more … MRF Code of Practice & Green Fence Positives But Work to be Done 25.08.2016 12:00 OPINION: Inconsistency at Heart of Rise in Rejected Recycling Materials Simon Ellin, chief executive of the Recycling Association, explains why he agrees with with the findings of a recent BBC report which highlighted figures that showed an 84% increase in materials rejected from the recycling stream since 2011. Read more … ESA Responds by Highlighting Increased Recycling Rate 23.08.2016 13:50 BBC Report: Contamination in Kerbside Recycling Collections Up The amount of waste being rejected from kerbside recycling collections in the UK has risen from 184,000 tonnes in 2011/12 to 338,000 tonnes in 2014/15, according to a report by the BBC today. Read more … Previous Study Showed 18.9% Recycling Rate in Texas 04.08.2016 15:23 Burns & McDonnell to Survey Recycling Rate & Industry Economics in Texas Consulting firm Burns & McDonnell is to conduct a survey into the recycling rate in Texas and assess the economic state of the industry in the state. Read more … UK Could Ditch Recycling Targets While European Right Ready to Exploit Xenophobia 29.06.2016 11:46 ISWA Blog: Brexit – Uncertain Future for UK Waste Policy & The EU Itself ISWA President, David Newman discusses the uncertainties created for the waste and environmental sectors by the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Read more …
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