household waste recycling centres
Supermarkets come together to fight the festive fat
Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat. But Sainsbury's and Waitrose are keen for that fat to cause less pain in the drains this year with the launch of a nationwide initiative to reduce sewer blockages and increase recycling of festive feast generates.
Urban mining aims to redefine waste as an asset
We need to recognise urban wastes as assets and resources to be reused, recycled and recovered - and this requires some mental digging, argues Chris Coggins
WRAP to examine economics of collecting 'neglected' waste wood
WRAP has commissioned a series of pilot studies in England to examine cost-effective ways to collect waste wood.
Shanks signals intent with expansion into Cumbria and Wakefield
Shanks continue its penetration into the municipal waste market by securing one new contract and delivering on an existing one.
Carpet waste diversion up 30% as demand for recovery grows
Recovery of carpet waste has accelerated over the past 12 months due to sustained efforts across the supply chain in capturing this material stream.
Community reuse hubs of the future could be sited at HWRCs
Household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) could be transformed into localised resource recovery parks designed around the waste hierarchy, where reuse is the ultimate goal.
Scotland 'perfect' investment choice for recycling
Scotland's reprocessing industry is becoming an increasingly attractive market to invest in as a new wave of funding was announced today to boost the country's recycling infrastructure and collection systems.
Trade waste HWRCs 'not utopia solution' warns LGA
Calls for local authorities to open up more household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) for trade waste presents an opportunity to raise additional revenue, but significant barriers need to be overcome.
Eco Sustainable Solutions secures waste wood contract
Veolia Environmental Services has awarded organics recycling firm Eco Sustainable Solutions (ESS) with a three-year contract to handle waste wood.
But is it waste?
Libby Cooper (Clarkslegal LLP), Sue Davidson (SJ Berwin LLP) and Hilary Stone (Brunel University) ponder on the true definition of waste