More efficient waste management can help the NHS ‘save millions’

More efficient waste management can help the NHS ‘save millions’

The GPT Waste Management White Paper shows cost savings for healthcare estates from improved waste management. Changing attitudes towards waste and waste disposal across the healthcare sector will generate millions of pounds that can be reinvested into frontline services, claims … Read More

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London Assembly Launches Investigation into Waste Management

London Assembly Launches Investigation into Waste Management The London Assembly’s Environment Committee has launched an investigation into London’s waste generation, handling and disposal, with an aim of reducing waste and promoting the city’s move towards a circular economy. London generates … Read More

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Anaerobic Digestion Now Powers Over a Million Homes, Report Finds

AD Now Powers Over a Million Homes, Report Finds A new report shows that anaerobic digestion (AD) plants across the UK now have enough capacity to power over a million homes. The report shows that AD in the UK now … Read More

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Government needs greater accountability over resources

Government needs greater accountability over resources The UK should establish bodies to oversee Government policy to boost resource efficiency and environmental responsibility, a major waste management conference has been told. Baroness Parminter, Liberal Democrat spokesperson in the House of Lords … Read More

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ESA: Ofgem Waste to Energy Cuts Make Mockery of Circular Economy

ESA: Ofgem Waste to Energy Cuts Make Mockery of Circular Economy The decision by the UK’s energy regulator Ofgem to reduce payments to small decentralised generators by almost 95% has been criticised by the Environmental Services Association. The decision by … Read More

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LWARB unveils route map to help London become a circular city

LWARB unveils route map to help London become a circular city The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched its route map that aims to accelerate London’s transition to become a circular city. Board member Bassam Mahfouz has outlined … Read More

EU to discuss RoHS Directive ‘reuse’ amendments

EU to discuss RoHS Directive ‘reuse’ amendments

EU to discuss RoHS Directive ‘reuse’ amendments According to a recent article on Let’s Recycle, negotiations over the future of the EU’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive – which will impact the handling of waste electrical and electronic equipment … Read More

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Waste Industry Group publishes misclassification guide

Waste Industry Group publishes misclassification guide The Waste Industry Group has published an “easy to use” guide on common misconceptions in waste classification and how to avoid them. The group said: “Misclassification of Waste and how to avoid it” is … Read More

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BSI launches circular economy standard

BSI launches circular economy standard The standards company BSI, has launched a new standard for the circular economy, BS 8001:2017 in the face of competing demand for world resources. Called a “Framework for implementing the principles of the circular economy … Read More

Recycling-linked candidates set for polling day

Recycling-linked candidates set for polling day

Recycling-linked candidates set for polling day With just days to go before the General Election, while the environment is low down on the national agenda, several candidates with links to recycling will be on the ballot papers. The current DEFRA … Read More