Opinions Thursday 28 January 2021
19 January 2021

‘What is the future of plastic recycling?’

OPINION: Helen Jordan, senior recycling issues executive at the British Plastics Federation, assesses likely developments over the next 10 years, including chemical recycling. ...


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8 January 2021

Opinion: ‘Busting the sorting myth’


Professor Edward Kosior of Nextek, who has long involvement in the plastics recycling sector, outlines some steps to be taken to improve the recycling process from beginning to end OPINION: One ...

24 December 2020

‘From strength to strength during challenging times’


Tim Gent, director of glass recycling company Recresco, reflects on how the company has made the most of a challenging year. This year has been one like no other bringing unprecedented challenges...

18 December 2020

‘A year out of the ordinary’


OPINION: Kjetil Vikingstad is the CEO of Norwegian-owned waste fuel specialist Geminor. In this article he gives his take on the impact of Covid-19 on the waste sector across Europe.

16 December 2020

‘Embrace the advantages of compostables’


OPINION: David Newman is the managing director of the the Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA), the trade association for the biodegradable and bio-based industries, and Tony Breton is UK ...

1 December 2020

‘Consultation is key when sourcing safety solutions’


OPINION: David Thomas is general manager at safety equipment supplier ZoneSafe. In this article he emphasises the importance of consultation when sourcing safety solutions. With ...

12 November 2020

OPINION: Oxo-biodegradable plastic and bans


OPINION: Michael Stephen is a barrister, former MP, and director of Symphony Environmental Technologies Plc, a company which develops additives for biodegradable plastics. In this article he discusses the proposed ban on what is ...

21 October 2020

‘Europe has to seize momentum to hit targets’


OPINION: Otto de Bont, chief executive of Renewi, discusses how the coronavirus pandemic has put Europe's recycling targets at risk.  Europe, a leading force in the global race to create a circular ...

25 September 2020

‘Why Cory Riverside Energy is supporting Recycle Week’


OPINION: Helen Murphy, Sustainability Manager at Cory Riverside Energy, describes the company's involvement with, and support for, Recycle Week. At Cory Riverside Energy, we are fully aligned ...

25 September 2020

‘How the pandemic may signal a changing of the tides’


OPINION: Olly Feaver, policy manager at Policy Connect, discusses how resources and waste have risen up the political agenda in the last year and the impact the Coronavirus pandemic has had on this.