Special Reports Sunday 31 May 2020
1 May 2020

Averda and the global need for waste collections

 

SPECIAL REPORT: The UK has increased its funding to support waste projects in developing countries and charities such as WasteAid are active in this field. On the ground though there is a clear need for good waste service ...

21 April 2020

‘Challenging future’ for textile recycling industry

 

Textile recyclers have warned that parts of the industry could collapse as supply reduces domestically and demand from across the world falls.

31 March 2020

REA Organics celebrates 25 years

 

The composting and organic waste recycling trade body, now known as REA Organics, marked its 25 year anniversary on March 12 in what was hailed as “the last conference in the UK for a while”. Composters and those involved in ...

20 February 2020

Immigration points system could hit waste workforce

 

EXCLUSIVE: The waste and recycling sector could be hit by a shortage of workers as a result of the government’s points-based immigration system, industry figures have told letsrecycle.com. However, some also said that ...

5 February 2020

Lancashire to host waste contract engagement day

 

Ahead of what will be a rare future infrastructure opportunity for the waste management sector, Lancashire county council is to host an “early engagement” day for a county-backed contract to treat 300,000 tonnes of residual waste.

27 January 2020

WEEE management book offers insights into plastics

 

BOOK REVIEW: Recycling expert and senior member of ISWA, Jeff Cooper, reviews the recently published book 'Electronic Waste Management', which is edited by Gev H Eduljee and R M Harrison. The title is part of a series looking at ...

7 January 2020

ASA ponders Smartwater investigation

 

Coca-Cola has confirmed that its GLACÉAU Smartwater bottles are now made from 100% recycled plastic, fulfilling a pledge made in the summer of 2019. The announcement comes as the company’s recycling credentials face an element of ...

23 December 2019

‘Buoyant’ waste market for industry deals in 2019

 

Ricky Thomas, M&A specialist at James Cowper Kreston, takes a look at some of the waste and recycling industry mergers and acquisitions during 2019. 2019 appears to have been another good ...

25 November 2019

Scenic location adds to Liebherr promise

 

letsrecycle.com recently visited Liebherr’s Bischofshofen factory in the Austrian province of Salzburg, where the company manufactures wheel loader machines for its European and international markets.