Archive: Recycling And Waste Disposal

Easter idyll: Now with more plastic

Easter egg packaging as wasteful as ever

Confectionary giants have done nothing to cut down on the amount of wasteful packaging on Easter eggs, a prominent MP has found.

Opinion Former Articles

  • RHA: Recycling and Waste Management 2012

    Brian Cox, Alistair Campbell, Lord Deben and James Woudhuysen speak about resource efficiency and waste management solutions.

  • CPA: Construction Waste Stats show progress in reducing waste to landfill

    The latest construction industry waste figures show that the industry is continuing to make good progress with regard to reducing the amount of construction and demolition waste going to landfill, even allowing for the decline in construction activity due to the recession. The latest figures, published today, show that since the baseline figure was established in 2008, construction and demolition waste to landfill has reduced by 1.87 million tonnes. The industry is therefore on target to meet the halving waste to landfill target for these two particular waste streams.

  • FSB: Waste Review must resolve lack of SME access to waste and recycling services once and for all

    FSB research shows that nine in 10 businesses would recycle more if they had access to better facilities

  • British Glass: Glass recycling exceeds expectations

    Figures from the National Packaging Waste Database showed that the UK recycled 1,613,000 tonnes of packaging glass - an increase of around 150,000 tonnes in twelve months. The result of this success is that the UK has successfully met the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive of 60%.

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