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Posts Tagged ‘reuse’

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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The Waste Transfer Note

What is the Waste Transfer Note? And how does it affect your businesses waste collection? Any business that generates, handles or get rid of ‘controlled waste’ has a legal obligation to hold a Waste Transfer Note under Duty of Care laws.  If you have waste, but are […]

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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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Hospitality sector agreement launched to cut waste

A new voluntary set up could save the hospitality industry £76 million by the end of 2015 through waste reduction and recycling has been launched today (June 26) by WRAP. More than 60 restaurants, hotels, industry bodies and government departments have contracted to the Hospitality and Food […]

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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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10 tips to reduce Waste Managment Costs

General waste collections have become more and more expensive over the last 10 years mostly due to the impact of landfill tax. Landfill tax is designed to encourage businesses to reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill and has increased from £21 a tonne in […]

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