It is generally accepted that most of the UK’s waste is generated by businesses but there is neither a recycling target in place for C&I waste nor robust data to measure the scale of the problem. Conor McGlone investigates
The UK’s first battery recycling facility will reduce the environmental impacts associated with exporting electrical waste while cutting producers’ costs
The mayor of London has published an ambitious environment strategy for consultation, although it rows back from setting up an energy supply company
The paper sector has told ministers that local authorities and waste management companies must act to ensure standards are met for the export of recyclables
With up to 10% by weight of green waste inputs polluted by plastic, processors claim standards are slipping and putting their industry in jeopardy.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) says contamination continues to hinder recycling as it reveals a new online data tool for the purchasers of recyclates
The lighting industry is growing increasingly concerned that a loophole is allowing online retailers to place their goods onto the market without registering with a WEEE compliance scheme in the UK
The plastics reprocessing market could be hit hardest by China’s ban while the paper recycling industry is viewing the move as a wake-up call
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