07 April 2020

Residual Waste Collection Capacity Debate | are we making it too easy for people not to recycle?

Residual Waste Collection Capacity Debate | are we making it too easy for people not to recycle? The capacity provided to an average UK household has doubled over the past decade, on the whole as recycling services have been rolled out and expanded, even with the introduction of alternate weekly collections. As such households have more space available for their…

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08 April 2020

Waste and recycling during the coronavirus pandemic: Discussion with Q&A for local authorities and the private sector

Waste and recycling during the coronavirus pandemic: Discussion with Q&A for local authorities and the private sector With a range of waste sector experts, letsrecycle.com is hosting this webinar with the aim of discussing and proving some information about the coronavirus pandemic and how it relates to waste and recycling. Topics are expected to be wide-ranging with a particular focus…

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29 April 2020

Food waste reduction roadmap | progress to date and expectations for 2020 and beyond?

Food waste reduction roadmap | progress to date and expectations for 2020 and beyond? In the UK, the hospitality and food sector wastes 18% of the food they purchase, creating around 1.1 million tonnes of food waste each year, whilst households generate 4.5 million tonnes every year, costing the average family £700. Although food waste reduction, prevention and minimisation have…

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13 May 2020

The climate emergency | what opportunities and risks face the UK resources & waste sector?

The climate emergency | what opportunities and risks face the UK resources & waste sector? There are now only a few people who do not believe in the climate emergency facing planet Earth and most accept that society must play a critical role addressing this crisis, but which sector’s should we focus our efforts on to go carbon net zero…

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03 June 2020

Hanging on by a thread | How the textiles industry needs to change

Hanging on by a thread | How the textiles industry needs to change In 2016, the UK’s consumers spent over £75bn on clothing, footwear and household textiles, with the global textiles market estimated to be valued at £959 billion by 2025. It’s a vast industry, but a high percentage of these garments end up as waste, as the garments are…

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