Opinions Wednesday 21 February 2018
14 February 2018

The road to regulation

Philip McGlade, senior technical engineer at CDEnviro, who manufacture landfill diversion equipment, discusses how legislation is set to further change how we view waste. OPINION: It seems that everywhere you turn at the moment ...


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31 January 2018

‘Practical steps’ key to resource strategy


Dan Cooke, director of regulatory affairs at the resources and waste firm Viridor offers his view on the government’s 25-Year Environment Plan and the commitment to publish a new Resources and Waste strategy in 2018. A focus on practical ...

29 January 2018

A need for commercial waste infrastructure


David Coleman of HSM calls for a better UK infrastructure in commercial waste recycling, particularly in providing environmental technology. As most of us will know, when it comes to comparing different nations’ recycling performances, ...

19 January 2018

Managing subcontractors well


Following the recent webinar on letsrecycle.com, Morgan Lynch, Global Head of Digital Engagement for AMCS, looks at some of the common challenges in managing a network of sub-contractors and the latest solutions designed to tackle these head on...

12 January 2018

Quality and the need to manage contamination


OPINION: Quality, Quality, Quality and the need to manage contamination! The stakes are high! Dr. Adam Read, external affairs director, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK takes a look at issues around contamination with a study ...

10 January 2018

A new dawn for our sector?


Will the New Year also herald a new dawn for our sector? Gev Eduljee, non-executive director at Resource Futures, gives his thoughts as to what lies ahead in 2018. Waste watchers in the UK (England in particular) may be forgiven ...

2 January 2018

Christmas is over and the bins are getting fat


Christmas is a period that the majority of the population looks forward to, but it is also a time when our excesses tend to come to the fore, writes Gregg McKeown, Engineering Manager for waste management specialist CDEnviro. 

1 December 2017

The search for capacity clarity continues


In the wake of publication by the ESA on residual waste capacity in the future, Stuart Hayward-Higham, technical development director for Suez UK, gives his thoughts on the need for policy progress with regard to capacity. So, ...

29 November 2017

Some crumbs of comfort in Industrial Strategy


Waste and resource sector expert Gev Eduljee, formerly with Suez UK, takes a first look at the Industrial Strategy released this week and finds a little comfort in its reference to resources. The Government’s industrial strategy green ...

24 November 2017

Thoughts on a plastic tax


Chris Sherrington of Eunomia looks at how a plastic tax could be used to reduce waste and tackle marine plastic pollution, but also reasons why it only addresses part of the problem. The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond presented his ...

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