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Incentives for Businesses to Adapt to Waste Management and Recycling

Today, with the rapid growth in industrialization as well as innovative technology becoming available, Europe has seen a new wave of growth and prosperity. However, there are some harmful effects caused to people and the environment in general by rapid industrialization. One of the downsides is the […]

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WRAP braced for Defra review

WRAP to Face the Chill of Review and Further Reduction in Funding from DEFRA The slashing of the budgets of Waste and Resources Action Program (WRAP), the official body of UK waste strategies, continues for yet another year 2013-14. DEFRA announced the budget for the administration and […]

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Europe’s Reforming Waste Management: from Landfill to Recycling

The advancement in technology and industrialization in Europe has resulted in a wealthy society. But it is said that there are two sides to every coin. The downside of this tremendous growth is the degradation of the environment and the generation of tonnes and tonnes of dump […]

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Landfill mining – Profiting from treated waste? Is it rubbish?

Last month it was released that Zero Waste Scotland are planning on following in the footsteps of leading economies such as the United States, Thailand and Korea who have put landfill mining into action. Although the Scottish government is only researching at this time it is very […]

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Waste sector will ‘die out’ unless it embraces rapid change

The waste industry must recreate it self in readiness for a circular economy if it is to have a bright future, prominent policy-makers and economists have cautioned. At the opening session of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management’s (CIWM) annual conference in June a group of resource […]

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Polidor turns ITM Group waste into Electricity

Polidor removes waste tobacco from International Tobacco Machinery Group UK and turns it into electricity. The tobacco, as a HMRC bonded product had to be destroyed in a safe and secure manner while complying with HMRC regulations. Polidor guaranteed its diversion from landfill and also managed to use the […]

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‘UK’s first’ product sustainability forum launched

A ‘cutting edge’ forum which will tackle the environmental footprint of everyday items has been launched on June 21. The Product Sustainability Forum (PSF) brings together over 80 organisations including retailers, suppliers, environmental charities, academics and UK governments in the first collaboration of its kind. It will […]

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WRAP Plan for UK without Waste

WRAP revealed their business plan for 2011-15 back in October 2011. What this means for local authorities, and the waste and resource management industry. The vision behind the business plan is ultimately a world without waste, In order to achieve that the two priorities within the plan […]

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No Waste by 2020

EU Roadmap Will Ensure That Waste is Managed as a Resource By 2020 There is a lot that goes on within EU government administration that will have a big impact on the lives of the average person in years to come, last summer the EU publication titled […]

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