Resource efficiency

Resource efficiency drives manufacturing growth

Resource efficiency drives manufacturing growth Improvement in the performance of manufacturing in the UK economy depends on a greater emphasis on resource efficiency, according to the Green Alliance. The cross-party thinktank has produced a report, Lean and clean: building manufacturing … Read More

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UK hits 500,000 tonnage recycling milestone

UK hits 500,000 tonnage recycling milestone The UK has for the first time collected half a million tonnes of plastics packaging from households in a single year. The 512,475 tonnes total for 2016 was made up of over 340,000 tonnes of … Read More

WEEE

WEEE collection drop puts targets in spotlight

WEEE collection drop puts targets in spotlight Let’s Recycle recently reported on the collections of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and how collections have fallen in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period 12 months earlier. … Read More

leisure waste

Effective waste management solutions for the leisure sector

Effective waste management solutions that deliver greater efficiency and cost savings to the leisure sector Leisure, tourism and hospitality provide millions of jobs and are vital elements to the UK’s economy. Attracting over 30 million overseas visitors per year, the … 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

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

Waste Industry Group

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

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

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GPT Waste Celebrate Continuous Growth

GPT Waste Celebrate Continuous Growth We are pleased to announce another year of growth following further contract wins. GPT Waste ensures that providing sustainable waste services to their clients remains the focal point of their business, therefore they carry out … Read More

recycling

Recycling definition in spotlight in EU waste negotiations

Recycling definition in spotlight in EU waste negotiations Negotiations on the EU’s circular economy package next week are to focus on recycling targets and the way they are worked out. The talks come as government ministers, with UK input, are … Read More