Special Reports Monday 14 June 2021
20 April 2021

Prime Biomass – ‘The other side of the story’

 

letsrecycle.com reported earlier this month on the sentence of two Directors of Prime Biomass Ltd - 'Prime Biomass ...

14 April 2021

The role of the RMAS within Scotland

 

The Resource Management Association Scotland (RMAS) was established in 2019 and is a not-for-profit, non-political membership organisation for micro, small and medium sized resource management companies operating in Scotland. In this report ...

31 March 2021

Covid-19 hits London’s commercial waste sector

 

The UK has now laboured under some form of Covid-19 restrictions for more than a year. In this special report James Langley looks at the pandemic's impact on commercial waste in central London.

17 March 2021

Recyclers, councils and brands await consultations 

 

Crucial consultations on the funding and delivery of recycling services to householders in England as well as a new EPR system for brand owners are to be published soon. Steve Eminton takes a look at what lies ahead. 

24 February 2021

What do we know about the Plastic Packaging Tax?

 

With just more than a year to go until the introduction of the government’s Plastic Packaging Tax, Martin Hyde, policy leader at environmental consultancy Comply Direct, looks at what we do and don’t know.

15 February 2021

Apprenticeship week backed by waste sector  

 

National Apprentice Week 2021 ran from 8 to 14 February – Robyn White takes a look at programmes across the sector, as the demand for green jobs increases. Despite the difficulties caused by ...

13 January 2021

Sonoco faces up to carton recycling challenge

 

The carton sector and producers of paper tubes face recycling pressures as Ellen McArthur's New Plastics Economy grows in influence. Developments at Sonoco, which has its a carton mill in Halifax, aim to find new solutions to sustainability ...

11 January 2021

‘Getting charged up about battery recycling’

 

As is the case every year, demand for batteries increased exponentially in the run up to Christmas 2020, with the average UK household buying an estimated 30 batteries or more every festive period. We talk to Gavin Russell

6 January 2021

‘Is environmental regulation fit for purpose?’

 

This special report by Barrister, Gordon Wignall looks at whether today’s environmental regulation is fit for purpose. The context is the web of legislative measures which apply to the waste and recycling sectors, and in particular the ...