Special Reports Sunday 17 February 2019
5 February 2019

EMR aiming to be ‘global leader’ in sustainability

 

Metal recycling business, EMR, has a new vision to become the global leader in the provision of sustainable materials, building on the company’s success to date. Steve Eminton finds out more from Andrew Brady, EMR's UK chief executive. ...

3 January 2019

Picking up the big problem of small WEEE

 

SPECIAL REPORT: Electrical retailer Currys PC World is encouraging customers to recycle their unwanted small electrical items when delivery and installation teams visit their homes. Here the company explains how the new free service is aimed ...

29 November 2018

Surrey Waste Partnership reflects on flats recycling project

 

SPECIAL REPORT: The Surrey Waste Partnership discusses its work to improve recycling rates in flatted properties. This year the Surrey Waste Partnership team that aims to improve recycling rates at blocks...

19 October 2018

WEEE compliance fee consultation divides opinion

 

Two proposals have been issued for the 2018 WEEE compliance fee and both include measures to incentivise local authority collections. The proposals have been put out for consultation by the Department for Environment Food and ...

28 September 2018

Focusing on glass sorting at Recresco

 

SPECIAL REPORT: Beth Slow visits Recresco’s glass recycling facility in Cwmbran, South Wales and talks to Tim Gent about the company’s activities and the aim to increase the glass yield from mixed glass. Recresco is one of the...

24 September 2018

‘Full cost recovery’ to influence waste strategy

 

With publication of the Waste and Resources Strategy just a few months away, ‘full cost recovery’ is a core policy area and will influence the strategy contents. Joshua Doherty examines what the term means and the impacts it ...

10 September 2018

Metals sector welcomes EU’s BAT conclusions

 

The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) has welcomed publication last month (August 2018) of the BAT (best available technique) Conclusions for the Waste Treatment BREF of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) in the Official ...

Mat Prosser 16 August 2018

Collaborating on quality

 

DS Smith Recycling (UK) managing director, Mat Prosser, explains to Steve Eminton how a collaborative approach to quality in fibre supply is paramount. For Mat Prosser, managing director of DS Smith Recycling (UK), the need to ...

9 August 2018

Used tyre exporters ‘will face import restrictions’

 

Exporters of used tyres from the UK need to be better prepared for potential foreign import restrictions, as some of the current destinations begin to establish internal waste collections. That’s according to Peter Taylor OBE, ...