Team leader at Defra, Paul Hallett says that he expects the introduction of kerbside collections “in the longer term” in an attempt to drive portable battery recycling.
The UK’s overall household recycling rate, including incinerator bottom ash (IBA) was 44.4% in 2020, dropping from 46.0% in 2019.
Just over a quarter of of commercial waste vehicles stopped and checked during a Scottish Government clampdown were found to be unauthorised waste carriers.
Energy from waste (EFW) plants in the UK processed 14.85 million tonnes of residual waste throughout 2021, which showed an increase of 800,000 tonnes (5.5%) from 2020.
New to the Waste Industry and in fact, new to the world of full-time employment, Morgan Penfold has managed to achieve his WAMITAB qualification just one-year on since settling into his new career.
Future costs and impacts from the government’s plans for a 50% reduction in residual waste by 2042 have been explained
Industry experts are developing concerns about the unintended consequences of the government’s fly-tipping consultation.
Following a recent report, the importance of construction materials sourced from the sea is highlighted.
Waste wood stakeholders to discuss placing reuse targets for wood pallets.
Recyclers from across the sector have dismissed a proposed ending of waste exports brought forward by the chief executive of the Environment Agency.
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