Day: 2 December 2004
Composting research and solutions to meet the UK’s requirements for waste management
As waste management and landfill regulations are changing dramatically, Patrick Pierrepont of advisory service ADAS looks at extensive research and composting solutions that are currently be investigated and delivered in order to meet the changing national agenda.
The implications and complications of recycling waste
Following the Landfill Directive, the British public and local authorities are being pressurised to recycle more and more. Paul Ekins, Head of the Environment Group at the Policy Studies Institute and Professor of Sustainable Development at the University of Westminster, takes a closer look at the great recycling debate.
Moving to a Zero Waste Society
For most of us, it can be difficult to stand back and see the context of our actions in the great march of progress. So waste expert and RSA Fellow Peter Jones offers some ideas on how a greater breadth of vision might impact the pace of change, and the economic and operational scale of the waste industry.
Mayor urges Londoners to recycle more
The driver behind London's recycling effort is changing direction in step with the National campaign, RecycleNow, to become as far-reaching and hard-hitting as possible. John Duffy, the Mayor's Policy Director on the Environment, explains the ongoing effort to boost the capital.s recycling initiative.
Why isn’t everyone buying recycled?
With mounting pressure on organisations to adopt a more sustainable approach to procurement, there has never been a better time to consider products with a recycled content. Peter Skelton of the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) highlights one particular recycled material and explains why the organisation believes it has the potential to shape future purchasing decisions in a number of industries.
Review of the Draft Hazardous Waste (England) Regulations 2004
Businesses face an ever-increasing legislative burden to protect the environment from emissions as a result of their operations. Experts in the field and senior consultants at Golder's, Jennifer Boniface and Edward Perry share their review of DEFRA's draft Hazardous Waste Regulations 2004.
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