Opinions Thursday 22 October 2020
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 ...


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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. 

15 September 2020

‘Influencing innovation through a circular economy’


Mariam Bajulaiye and Dr Adam Read have developed this joint article by drawing on pointers from previous household re-use and repair technical research projects delivered on behalf of local authorities across England.

9 September 2020

The 3Rs and pointing the way to a greener recovery


OPINION: Dan Cooke, Head of Sustainability, Viridor looks at some 3Rs which he sees as important to helping deliver a much-needed greener recovery. Her

19 August 2020

‘Understanding the risk of EfW overcapacity’


OPINION: Adrian Judge, director of Tolvik, reflects on what is needed for a successful energy from waste plant which includes understanding the wider picture locally and beyond.  Successfully ...

23 July 2020

Integrated plastic flake solutions and quality


In this opinion written by Tom Eng, TOMRA Senior Vice President and Head of TOMRA Sorting Recycling,  considers how integrated flake sorting solutions pave the way to increased quality when dealing with the recycling of plastic waste materials...

16 July 2020

A need to maintain environmental ambition


OPINION: As lockdown restrictions continue to ease and the UK plots a path towards a ‘new kind of normal’, Amie Stringer, Alternative Fuels Commercial Manager at leading international waste management solutions provider, Totus Environmental, ...

16 June 2020

Looking ahead to our post-pandemic environment


The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on consumer awareness to waste and recycling, writes Tim Gent, director of UK glass recycling company Recresco. OPINION: Before the ...

1 June 2020

‘Do we want to return to business as usual’?


Emma Tilbrook, principal consultant at Eunomia Research & Consulting Ltd, discusses what the future could look like for the waste and recycling industry after the pandemic. OPINION: There are...