We have added just one post about the New Waste Strategy which has just been published: To find out more about the Waste Strategy 2007 we recommend a visit to the Letsrecycle web site here. STRATEGY: Specific material type landfill bans on agenda The first three chapters of Waste Strategy 2007 contain a number of key […]
Archive | May, 2007
Just days before the release of a new English waste strategy, the Environment Agency has issued a statement that “recycling does not really contribute much to tackling climate change”. The statement came from its chief executive, Barbara Young, who also challenged people who say that recycling is their main contribution to tackling climate change to […]
The Environment and Heritage Service has released Interim Guidance on Landfill Closure, Capping and Restoration, for EHS staff and operators. The procedures may be applied to both existing and new landfill sites. The guidance document sets out a brief overview of the main aspects to be considered when establishing the capping standards at landfill sites. […]
Will take place on Friday 25 May at Millshaw Leeds, the seminar will examine the current waste practices, explore latest technology advances, and identify opportunities for industries and Local Authorities to work collaboratively in achieving cost reductions and revenue gains. Click here for details.
The Waster’s Guest Article: (We thought that we would bring in a guest article with an opinion to air. Let us know what you think… ) By Davis Green Most of us feel guilty if we do not take the trouble to wash and sort all those reusable plastics, papers and tins. We do this […]
BRUSSELS – A spontaneous flame from a green box/compost container has cost the life of an 81-year-old man from the Flemish town of Hamme. It is possible that explosive gases had built up in the green box/compost container. The flame caught fire on the man’s clothes, which then burned him. "Next to the vegetables, fruit […]