Waste Disposal Levy of NZ$10 per tonne Among Lowest in Developed World 03.07.2017 15:12 Eunomia Report: New Zealand’s Recycling Rate Could Rocket with Levy Hike Transitioning to a waste disposal levy escalator process over a seven year period could increase New Zealand’s recycling rate from 28% to 60%, according to a report by Eunomia. read more … Ferrovial Services' Centre of Excellence for Cities to Lead 10.04.2017 12:26 Partnership to Boost Recycling Rate from London Flats Supported by Amey Public services provider Amey is to support a Ferrovial Services partnership that will look to tackle low recycling rates among people who live in the London’s flats. read more … Environmental Audit Committee to Look into Poor Recycling Rates 06.03.2017 14:05 Parliamentary Inquiry into Waste Coffee Cups & Plastic Bottles in UK The UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has launched an inquiry into the damage being caused by disposable drinks packaging – particularly the impact of plastic bottles and coffee cups. read more … Robust Enforcement of EPR Needed 20.02.2017 14:17 EU Bodies Unite in Call for Coalition to Boost Circular Economy The European Committee of the Regions and the European Parliament have joined forces to push the EU towards more ambitious waste management directives and a boosted circular economy action plan. read more … 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 … Facility to Boost State’s Glass Recycling Rate from 6% to 22% 16.02.2017 14:43 Momentum Recycling to Open 49,000 TPA Glass Recycling Facility in Colorado Salt Lake City based glass recycling firm, Momentum Recycling, is set to open a new bottle-to-bottle recycling plant near Northwest Parkway in unincorporated Boulder. read more … WRAP Led Hospitality and Food Service Agreement 11.01.2017 16:26 Voluntary Three Year Food Waste Initiative Saves UK Businesses £67m UK businesses involved in the three year voluntary initiative to prevent food waste saved around £67 million from 2012 to 2015, according to the final report. read more …
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