2020 Waste Targets

Will the UK meet 2020 Waste Targets?

The UK’s 2020 waste targets will soon be obsolete, recycling rates have plummeted to around 44%, despite the target set at 50% by the year 2020 and 22 million tons of waste being sent to landfill and not recycled every … Read More

waste to energy

What 2017 holds for Energy from Waste in the UK

  What 2017 holds for Energy from Waste in the UK In a recent article published by Recycling & Waste World, Chris Holmes, head of waste and bioenergy at UK Green Investment Bank, examines what 2017 holds for the Energy … Read More

Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package The Policy Exchange think tank has called for the UK to set its own direction in waste policy after it has left the European Union, in a report recently published by … Read More

Circular Economy

Defra minister hints at UK’s Circular Economy approach

Defra under-secretary Lord Gardiner of Kimble has offered an insight into the government’s position on the EU’s Circular Economy Package, indicating that the government may be open to adopting some measures set out by Brussels. Lord Gardiner’s comments came in … Read More

recycling

10 things you need to know about the circular economy

10 things you need to know about the circular economy A working circular economy could be a practical solution to the planet’s emerging resource problems. Here’s 10 facts you should know. Why do we need one? The circular economy is … Read More