It contains much useful data although it rather shies away from giving specific cost information which could well have been useful. However, the reason for this is given by York City Council's recycling officer Jonathan Eyre as down to the ...

With the government predicting that as many as 316 materials recovery facilities will be needed to meet the targets set in its waste strategy, publication of a booklet on MRFs by the Institute of Waste Management is very welcome.

Sorting of waste materials will not mean that they can then simply be landfilled under the terms of the Landfill Directive, the government has announced. A consultation paper issued last week by the Department of the Environment...