Councils must take "all reasonable actions" for recycling services to continue, the chairman of the Local Government Association's environment board urged today (November 24 2008).The call from Councillor Paul ...

Four new materials look set to be added to the list of material streams being considered under the WRAP and Environment Agency Quality Protocols project, which aims to clarify when a waste is no longer a waste.It is ...

Vehicle manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroen yesterday (April 15) outlined exactly how it is working to maximise the recovery and recycling of its vehicles, as well as meeting targets for increasing the recycled content of new models.

A materials brokerage service has been unveiled by London Remade to try and encourage medium to long-term contracts between suppliers of recyclable materials and reprocessors. The new service is part of the Mayor of London's Green ...

WRAP is to work with MRF operators and reprocessors to devise a standard quality test for output materials from sorting facilities, in an attempt to improve product quality for both buyers and sellers of recyclate.The ...

By Michael Holder Local authorities should consider selling recyclable materials directly to reprocessors as this is what many want, WRAP has emphasised in a report on recycling markets and ...

Defra has published its much-anticipated Resources and Waste Strategy today (18 December). Headline policy proposals include the prospect of separate food waste collections for every household and an overhaul of the ...

There should be a “bigger role” for recycling in the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) sector as the source of critical raw materials, the WEEE Forum’s director general has said. Pascal Leroy said the European...