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WRAP Report Reveals Circular Opportunities For WEEE

WRAP Report Reveals Circular Opportunities For WEEE Consumer appetite for circular business models, such as take back schemes, is growing, presenting the resources sector with new opportunities to work in partnership with electrical brands and retailers, according to new research … Read More

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Landfill gate fees rise as volume shrinks

Landfill gate fees rise as volume shrinks Landfill gate fees increased in 2016 by just under 5% while fees for most other facilities fell, according to WRAP’s annual Gate Fees Report, which also showed a wide divergence in transactions at … Read More

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Existing Economic Measures Can Bring Us Closer To Circular Economy

Existing Economic Measures Can Bring Us Closer To Circular Economy A new study, released by the Reloop Platform and Zero Waste Europe, and produced by Rezero, claims that existing economic instruments can bring Europe to the next stage of the … Read More

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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

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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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