Special Reports Monday 20 November 2017
Bussell 16 October 2017

Austerity drives debate at LARAC

 

Austerity was on the agenda at the LARAC conference last week as panellists discussed new ways of funding services. The debate was led by Claire Brailsford, chair of the National Association of Waste Disposal Officers (NAWDO) and ...

11 October 2017

Record turnout for Recoup conference

 

Plastics recycling organisation RECOUP recently held its annual conference. Anne Hitch, communications manager at RECOUP, takes a look at some of the discussions during the day. Consumer and producer responsibility, increasing ...

5 October 2017

Local rather than national solutions important, says Stoke officer

 

Barry Brockbank, assistant director in operations at Stoke-on-Trent city council, talks to letsrecycle.com about blanket recycling targets and the operational realities of local recycling.  "Pragmatic” and “...

25 September 2017

Should Wales consider carbon based targets?

 

Simon Gandy, principal consultant, and Brian Mayne, regional director Wales at Ricardo Energy & Environment look at whether the UK's leading recycler, Wales should use carbon based targets as opposed to weight-based targets. 

1 September 2017

Getting smart in the city

 

Sarahjane Widdowson from Ricardo Energy & Environment explores the role of technology and data in cities, and how the digital revolution could change the world of waste and resources. I’ve spent the last month shouting at ...

3 August 2017

Diversion tactics

 

Achieving a goal of zero waste-to-landfill should be high on the agenda for all companies, but what does this actually mean? Barry Dennis, RWM chairman, explores the practicalities of realising this ambition.   According to The ...

26 July 2017

Fuelling growth in uncertain times

 

Gemma Hamilton, investor at the BGF (Business Growth Fund), outlines the organisation's outlook on investments in the waste sector. It is no secret that waste management’s big players are currently focusing on consolidation. ...

24 July 2017

Hamburg’s Centre for Resources and Energy

 

Senior ISWA member and UK recycling expert Jeff Cooper reports on the development of a new resource and energy centre in Hamburg, Germany. For its spring 2017 meeting the International Solid Waste Association’s Working Group on ...

14 July 2017

Energy Incentives – the year so far…

 

As we approach the middle of year it seems like an appropriate point to take stock and look at developments in the area of incentives over the past six months and look ahead to what can be expected before the end of 2017. Martin Williams of Ricardo ...

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