Waste Management Saturday 17 November 2018
26 October 2018

New report is a wake-up call for the future

Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, says a clear mandate is needed to deal with the UK’s waste in a post-Brexit world  

Waste Management Blog by Grundon

10 August 2018

Straws don’t kill turtles, people do

 

Economic truths might be hard to hear - but they are the reality of recycling says Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management. According to The Guardian, the latest way to bait a liberal is to post an image on ...

7 March 2018

Why we need to bury the idea of plastics in landfill

 

Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, says talk of storing low grade plastics in landfill sites for future extraction is not the answer. It is not often that I read an article that makes my blood boil. Correction, ...

20 February 2018

Putting the squeeze on sauce sachets

 

HP Sauce fan Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, is a fan of squirty sauce bottles but wants to ban single serve sauce sachets. Here he talks about the plastic products he can and can’t live without. I thought it ...

22 December 2017

Finally scientists are recognising the true value of our waste

 

By Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management. Back in mid-December, I really thought Christmas had come early. In fact, I even wondered if it could be a (very) early April Fool's joke. What was it I hear you ask...

30 October 2017

The valuable lessons I’ve taken away from India

 

Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, recently returned from IFAT India held in Mumbai. It was Neil’s second trip to the country to look at waste management issues and he says the experience has helped to underline the ...

8 September 2017

Not so fantastic plastic

 

Anthony Foxlee-Brown, Marketing & Communications Manager at Grundon Waste Management, says more must be done to combat the growing plague of plastic waste. Plastic is so ubiquitous in our lives these days that it’s hard ...

18 July 2017

Storm clouds gather over air quality

 

Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, reviews the Government’s recent air quality proposals and says good practice begins at home. After the Government published its new draft clean air ...

5 June 2017

How green are our politicians?

 

After President Trump’s climate change U-turn, Anthony Foxlee-Brown, marketing & communications manager, at Grundon Waste Management, asks: 'How green are our politicians?' So Donald Trump has torn up the US’s commitment...

25 May 2017

How EfW facilities can help this country power ahead

 

Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, says more investment in new EfW facilities will help boost renewable energy resources. Last month (April), Britain recorded its first ever working day without coal ...