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2009 Dawn of the Circular Economy 1st Year Landfill was More Expensive than Recycling

In 2009 in the UK a number of things came together which changed the waste management scene like never before. Waste, Yes! Common rubbish became a resource and an opportunity.

At Last Recycling in the UK Truly Makes Sense at the Bywaters Recycling and Recovery Facility, Bow, London

Recycling is taking off in the UK! Find out how the UK industry has reached a profitability tipping point, and how one commercial recycling company is providing a leading recycling facility and waste management service for forward thinking industrial and commercial waste clients throughout London.

Landfill Waste Reduction Targets – EU States Cyprus, Croatia, Greece, Malta Failing

Poor EU states are not fulfilling their landfill waste reduction targets, EU Report says. Cyprus, Croatia, Greece, Malta as well as Turkey are still greater than 75% of their waste to landfill. The EU will for certain, have to take Slovakia to court for landfill , and also attain adequate waste diversion and recycling to […]

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UK Business Adopts the Circular Economy While EU Taxpayers Fund It

We decided on our headline for this article, “UK Business Adopts the Circular Economy While in EU Taxpayers Fund It”, after reading the several news releases published this month. It struck us what a big contrast existed between the UK’s quite successful approach to encouraging the circular economy, and the actions of the EU. The […]

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Zero Waste to Landfill Achieved by Moy Park While Doubters Remain to be Convinced

The Waster himself has remained a sceptic on the ability of companies to hold true to their bold statements about achieving that utopian aim of “zero waste to landfill” let alone “zero waste”. We would all like to think that those suffering from “bad neighbour landfills” on their doorstep, will soon wake-up to find their […]

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How UK Landfill Problems Led To Action And A Plea For More Recycling In YOUR Kitchen

Still millions of people and companies all over the world that have yet to understand the potentially highly negative impact of landfill problems. Plus a plea for YOU to Recycle at home.

Zero Waste to Landfill and Recycling at the End of 2012

Zero Waste in its literal interpretation is a fabulous idea (as is even the lesser target of “zero waste to landfill”), but not so easy to achieve. Untold billions are being spent by governments worldwide to increase recycling and reduce the amount of waste which ends up in landfills and good progress has been achieved […]

WRAP’s Plans for a United Kingdom Without Waste

What WRAP’s Business Plan for 2011-15 means for UK zero waste moving forward:, and the waste and resource management industry for recycling, waste minimisation, and food waste collection.