Special Reports Monday 21 January 2019
18 May 2018

Commercialisation and HWRCs


Brian Mayne and John Woodruff from the Resource Efficiency & Waste Management team at Ricardo Energy & Environment look at the options for commercialisation of HWRCs Against a backdrop of...

8 May 2018

Compost Awareness Week 2018 kicks off


International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) has returned this year, from 6 – 12 of May, with councils reminding residents of the value of recycling and composting, with competitions and giveaways. And, Jeremy Jacobs, technical ...

10 April 2018

Concerns raised over WEEE scheme for HWRCs


Strong concerns over the system set up to ensure that waste electrical and electronic equipment is collected from civic amenity sites and HWRCs, have been raised by several businesses within the WEEE sector. The concerns come as ...

4 April 2018

Innovation and waste management


Local authorities are trying to be innovative as they look to reduce costs and keep up with everything from Brexit to market developments, as Brian Mayne of Ricardo Energy & Environment writes in this special report for letsrecycle.com.

13 March 2018

Recycling Technologies firms up plans for Scottish pyrolysis plant


The creators from a company behind a machine which they say can turn all post-consumer plastics into oil have distanced themselves from similar ideas in the past which failed to come to fruition. And, at the end of February, the ...

21 February 2018

China ban sees more plastic for domestic market


Joshua Doherty assesses the outlook for plastics recycling in the light of import restrictions in China. Plastic recyclers appear to be remaining cautiously optimistic about export markets in the face of market challenges...

Cycle Link anniversary 9 February 2018

China experts explain paper market changes


With UK prices for used cardboard and mixed paper tumbling this month (February 2018), an international conference in Shanghai, China heard details of a fall in the volume of recycled or waste paper (RCP) used in the country in 2017.

29 January 2018

Reaching high standards at AO Recycling


Environmental protection needs high standards all-round but for the recycling sector finding the investment to achieve this can be a challenge. Unusually for the retail world, AO.com – a leading online electrical retailer – ...

Network Rail 24 January 2018

Outsourcing will boost infrastructure, says Brokers’ Association


Outsourcing waste management contracts to regional companies will not only grow the UK’s SME waste infrastructure, but will improve customer service as well. So says Chris Giscombe, chair of the Waste Management Brokers’ ...