Special Reports Monday 21 January 2019
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 ...

19 July 2018

Guidance on recent China export rules

 

Inspection organisation CCIC London has kindly provided this summary of two recently introduced waste regulations, which cover the export of recyclable materials to China, to letsrecycle.com. As part of the Chinese government’s ...

11 July 2018

Copenhagen – Will its waste be wonderful?

 

SPECIAL REPORT: Jeff Cooper, a former president of ISWA - the International Solid Waste Association - reports on the association’s recent waste and recycling event in Copenhagen and reflects on current and planned activities. ...

6 July 2018

Ward builds for growth and customers

 

Ward is an established metals recycling and waste business headquartered in Ilkeston. letsrecycle.com visited to find out about the company’s activities and ongoing plans for growth. In April this year, the family-owned metal ...

6 July 2018

Polyurethane foam and the environment

 

Technical Foam Services – an independent foam convertor based in Corby – sees the importance of an increased environmental focus in the foam industry with the potential of new materials and production techniques and a need to reduce the ...

22 June 2018

Looking ahead to RWM 2018

 

With RWM 2018 quickly approaching, Edward Sims from the event's owners, the Prysm Group looks ahead to what will be on offer.

14 June 2018

Liebherr Group confirms expansion plans

 

SPECIAL REPORT: Letsrecycle.com’s Rob Mowat recently visited two of the Liebherr Group’s facilities in Kirchdorf, Germany, to discuss business expansion plans for 2018/19. The equipment manufacturer recently announced that it ...

11 June 2018

Circular Tourism

 

In this analysis, Emma Whittet, a consultant in the resource efficiency and waste management team at Ricardo Energy & Environment, looks at ways to make tourism fit in more with circular economy principles. There is no doubt...

11 June 2018

Suez unveils Dutch plastics recovery facility

 

Resource management firm Suez and multinational plastics and chemicals company, LyondellBasell, have joined forces to recycle plastics at a specialised facility near Maastricht, Holland. The technology at the facility, which ...