The Environment Agency, Local Government Association and Waste & Resources Action Programme today urged the public to continue recycling during the festive season, after carrying out research suggesting that prices for materials have ...

Jeff Cooper, chair of the UK section of the International Solid Waste Association, and ISWA's past president, takes a look at recycling progress in Italy. As the only British representative ...

The UK loses critical raw materials contained within waste electrical equipment (WEEE) and worth £13.64 million every year due to a lack of “advanced recovery technologies”, research published today (7 July) suggests. The ...

EXCLUSIVE: China’s delegation to the World Trade Organization has confirmed that it will be producing a catalogue of ‘solid waste materials’ which can be imported as ‘raw materials’. At the same time a statement at the ...

Dr Adam Read, external affairs director and Maria Vinogradova, doctoral researcher at King's College, London report on a recent workshop hosted by SUEZ looking at global commodity risks and the fall-out for the UK municipal recycling sector.

Lafarge Cement UK has set up a company which will process waste materials so that they can be used as alternatives to raw materials in cement mix. Lafarge Cement UK and Switzerland-based Geodur International AG have set up a ...

The Conservative Party's Quality of Life policy group has recommended landfill and incineration bans for recyclable materials and an £80 per tonne Landfill Tax to bring a rapid swing towards a "zero waste economy". ...

Jacob Hayler, executive director of the Environmental Services Association, looks how to improve quality in the recycling materials stream. OPINION: In the media over the last 12 months there have been a ...