Opinions Thursday 19 January 2017
Jeremy Jacobs 5 January 2017

The next decade of organics recycling

Jeremy Jacobs, technical director of the Renewable Energy Association, assesses what 2017 and coming years holds for the world of organics in green waste and food recycling. In a world of uncertainty and turmoil, 2016  was no ...

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CCIC has become a member of the Recycling Association 28 September 2016

The Chinese conundrum

There seems to be a lurking suspicion out there that most of the UK’s recycling gets sent to China. People complain that this is a farcical state of affairs which negates the value of recycling. Some seem to think that, once recycling gets to ...

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