Since our first article in 2006 plastic waste has reached every one of the world’s oceans, no matter how wild or remote. Microplastics on the other hand are lurking in the sand, and they harm smaller marine life. So, we decided to update our readers as follows: Latest Notes on the Worsening Floating Rubbish Dumps […]
This list of 20 “Facts or Factoids?” was fun to compile and we hope you enjoy them. They are compiled from around the web and reflect both what Biffa is saying about itself and people’s views about this waste management company. We didn’t collect references to back-up these “rubbish” facts which range from newsworthy, to frankly […]
Fish waste is an underutilized form of food waste that has potential for a wide array of products, including methane production. In Norway alone, over a million tonnes of it is generated every year. For a long while, fish waste has been refined using comminution and heating, to separate the fish oil. Quality fish oils […]
Problems with plastic waste are mounting up, and that’s even before the Chinese ban on at the start of 2018, on imports of low quality recycled mixed plastic. Not only that the Sun Newspaper has reported that the UK government is condoning the dumping of plastic waste recyclate in UK landfills. Now that’s something that […]
The costs of climate change in 2018 rose significantly. Climate change is increasingly costly, especially in the U.S. And, its man made nature is increasingly clear. On the current trajectory the world will be 4° to 5° hotter by the end of this century than it was before the industrial revolution. Although this may not […]
For all the fine words the UK Conservative party’s pledges look hollow. Not only are they not doing well at moving things forward. We list 9 points where they are in reverse.
Our politicians have committed England and Wales to a target of zero waste in the future. Similar intentions have been in place in Scotland for somewhat longer. The next step will be additional regulations to limit the use of landfill, because the intent is to do much better than current EU wide legislation and targets […]
The UK Biofertiliser Certification Scheme provides guarantee to customers, farmers, food producers and shops that biofertiliser is safe and of high quality.
Dedicated ECU body wanted to guarantee enforcement of European waste law, announces Commission study A European Commission study published on 1 February 2010 counsels setting up a dedicated European body to oversee the execution and enforcement of ECU waste law. The study is a part of a collection of steps being taken by the Commission […]