Special Reports Monday 22 April 2019
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 ...

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 ...