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Bin collections – where next?

Dr Lucy O'Shea examines the logic behind reducing bin collection frequency

Special reports

Recycling Our Future: book review


Tom Goulding reviews Ranjit S. Baxi's new book on global recycling trends

  • Boosting your bottom line by preventing waste!

    DOWNLOAD THE RECORDING OF THIS WEBINAR BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK.With the Government set to publish a new Waste Prevention Programme in December 2013, this webinar will look at how the private, public and third sector can work effectively to reduce waste and increase re-use, with clear financial and environmental benefits.

  • Lifting the Lid: Get Students Recycling


    The panel discussed some of the issues surrounding student recycling rates. You will get ideas of practical ways to encourage greater participation and waste minimisation amongst the student population.

New Directory Members

Wrights Recycling Machinery Ltd

Wrights Recycling Machinery are a family run business, based in West Yorkshire, with over 45 years industry experience Wrights have been a part of the recycling industry in the UK and worldwide for the past 45 years. We supply all kinds of recycling equipment for the ferrous and non-ferrous recycling industry, we supply everything from Car Balers & Grabs to Reel Splitters & Cable/Plastic Granulation plants, we also design & manufacture a full range of cable stripping equipment which range from 1mm up to 250mm, ours are the ORIGINAL Super Stripper range of cable processing machinery, British built and built to last!! We're the bright yellow machines.

ECY Haulmark

ECY Haulmark have been supplying equipment to the demolition, construction, recycling and rehandling industry for over 50 years.


Olleco supplies premium cooking oils to commercial kitchens and provides resource recovery services; collecting used cooking oil and food waste which are then converted into renewable energy.