Special Reports Thursday 30 March 2017
25 January 2017

Addressing quality and consistency


Gareth Morton and Adam Read from consultancy Ricardo looks at some of the issues currently besetting the recycling sector in England in particular. The UK recycling industry has been waking up to something of a large post-...

5 January 2017

Road Rage – On the frontline


In this report Jason Houghton, commercial waste director at Amey, talks about the proactive approach being taken to deal with increasing incidents of violence towards those working in the waste industry. There have ...

12 December 2016

Milan – lessons from a large city


In this feature, Jeff Cooper explains how Milan was able to set up a successful collection system for food waste and examine why Milan’s success would not necessarily be easily replicated in London or other densely populated British cities...

16 November 2016

Textile recycling across continents


Family-owned business Savanna Rags International has successfully grown its operations from 20 employees to being one of the largest textile recyclers in the country. Robin Nierynck reports. Textile recycling company ...

15 November 2016

Myth-busting in the Midlands


Deep in the heart of Staffordshire, Newcastle-under-Lyme borough council has been streamlining its recycling service. Tom Goulding reports.

4 November 2016

Lee puts strategy top of RWUK agenda


The need for a coherent waste strategy for the UK is to top the agenda of the Resources & Waste UK (RWUK) organisation, which is now the focus of former CIWM chief executive, Steve Lee. Last week Mr Lee concluded a two week ...

27 October 2016

Recycling solutions in Serbia


In September, the International Solid Waste Association held its annual World Congress in Novi Sad, Serbia. Former ISWA president Jeff Cooper reports on another engaging year, which included a special guest from Westeros…

17 October 2016

A cleaner sweep


Material recovery specialist CDEnviro and waste management company Biffa have partnered on a project to install an advanced screening process at the Biffa’s street sweepings plant in Horsham, West Sussex. Biffa Waste Services ...

7 October 2016

Producing high quality SRF in Rugby


SUTCO UK reports that it is has installed plant which is successfully producing high quality SRF at a manufacturing facility in Rugby, now in full operation. Here the company explains in detail more about the project. Working ...