No deal Brexit waste concerns

No deal Brexit prompts waste concerns

No deal Brexit waste concerns  – A no-deal Brexit could result in significant disruption to waste exports, livestock exportation and manure stores. There have been heightening concerns from officials who are preparing for possible incidents of pollution caused by “leaking … Read More

Recycling boxes to be banned

Box type recycling to be banned on safety grounds

Recycling boxes to be banned – Councils are being called on to stop ‘box type’ recycling/rubbish collections due to health and safety concerns, according to new research. A study by the University of Greenwich and published by the Institution of … Read More

Food waste collections

Waste strategy will require separate food waste collections

Investment Minister Graham Stuart MP announced at the ADBA National Conference last week that the Government’s forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy will “require separate food waste collections” to reduce emissions from landfill and produce renewable energy and natural fertiliser through … Read More

Christmas recycling tips

Christmas recycling tips: The wrapping paper scrunch test

Christmas recycling tips: The big Christmas wrapping paper debate is almost upon us!  Many of us will be going to extremes to wrap gifts to impress our loved ones, but do we really understand what can and can’t be recycled … Read More

CIWM highlights Brexit implications on RDF exports

Brexit and RDF Exports : The CIWM has commissioned a report that warns of the possible implications of Brexit for the refuse derived fuel (RDF) sector and examines uncertainties around the future of the industry. Brexit and RDF Exports : … Read More

post-consumer recycled materials

Policy interventions to deliver increased use of post-consumer recycled materials in UK

Post-consumer recycled materials: A new report published by Eunomia Research and Consulting (November 20th) outlines policy measures to help deliver increased use of post-consumer recycled materials (PCR) in the UK economy. Post-consumer recycled materials – The report entitled ‘Demand Recycled: … Read More

Brexit waste law warning

European Commission issues waste law warning ahead of Brexit

Brexit waste law warning: In the notice to stakeholders, “Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU Waste Law”, the EC highlights the impact of Brexit on the waste sector from midnight on 30 March 2019. Brexit waste law warning: The … Read More


Tighter recycling contamination levels costs councils

Tighter recycling contamination levels costs councils One in five councils have been hit by rising costs to their recycling services over the last year because of China’s waste import restrictions, a survey by the Local Government Association (LGA) has found. … Read More

plastic incineration

Report claims plastics incineration causes harm totalling £25bn

UK incinerators will cause nearly £25bn of environmental harm over the next 30 years by burning plastics, a report from environmental campaigners has claimed. Anti-incinerator group United Kingdom Without Incineration Network (UKWIN) said it looked at the output of the … Read More


Waste not want not: the changing face of the UK waste sector

Waste not want not: the changing face of the UK waste sector In a recent report of the PWC website, they look at the constantly changing waste sector in the UK and the factors affecting it. Due to the insightful … Read More