Special Reports Friday 14 December 2018
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...

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, ...

9 August 2018

Reflections on the procurement toolkit webinar

 

SPECIAL REPORT: An overview of the recent webinar which looked at forthcoming public sector procurement best practice. The recent letsrecycle.com webinar on Local Authority Waste Services and Contracts ...

31 July 2018

Amey overcomes ‘teething problems’ in Milton Keynes

 

Amey's gasification plant in Milton Keynes is up and running, and despite some teething problems, it is now operating at expected levels of energy generation. The advanced thermal treatment (ATT) plant is one of three technologies...

24 July 2018

Valpak: Producer responsibility and the NAO study

 

On 23 July the National Audit Office published a report into the PRN/packaging waste system in the UK and made a number of observations. In response, compliance scheme Valpak, has put together its thoughts (below) on the NAO study and related ...