Special Reports Monday 24 June 2019
18 June 2019

Black bag sorting ‘drives up recycling’ at Welsh councils

 

SPECIAL REPORT: The Vale of Glamorgan’s introduction of a sector-leading, black bag sorting initiative has drastically improved recycling rates and reduced residual waste by changing the way waste is managed.  FCC explain the impacts of the ...

23 May 2019

Working in partnership for paper quality

 

SPECIAL REPORT: A partnership between Ward Recycling Limited and Bollegraaf has been praised for delivering a landmark fibre sort facility in Hartlepool. The facility, which is noted to be the ‘first of its kind’ in the UK, is...

18 April 2019

Sandwell council continues contamination work

 

Sandwell council has emphasised its continued focus on education and communication with residents to drive up recycling rates and target contamination. Speaking to letsrecycle.com, Andrea Morris, customer engagement ...

14 March 2019

WRAP’s Maddox talks Strategy, food waste and funding

 

SPECIAL REPORT: Government has committed to covering the cost of separate weekly food waste collections, a WRAP official influential in some of the thinking behind the Resources and Waste Strategy has told letsrecycle.com.

11 February 2019

Driving data and growth at Reconomy

 

Fast growth and a digital approach to business could see Reconomy’s turnover reach £250 million this year. Steve Eminton headed to Telford to talk to the company’s chief executive, Paul Cox, about recent acquisitions and his plans for the ...

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 ...