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3 Ways to Recycle Plastics – A Taxing Question or “Extended Producer Responsibility”?

We need better ways to Recycle Plastics, because currently improving the dire situation on the sustainability of plastics, just isn’t working, so is it best to see the solution as a taxing question, deposit return schemes, or a need for new extended Producer Responsibility requirements to make the plastics producers pay the true cost of […]

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Increasing Recycling Collection in Flats (Apartment Buildings)

Increasing Recycling Collection in Flats (Apartment Buildings) is the next big recycling challenge for cities. “Recycling Is Easy… Unless You Live In A Flat”, Agnieszka Chruszcz wrote recently in the CIWM Journal about Flats Recycling (Apartment Recycling). As a senior consultant at Resource Futures, engaged work on improving recycling collection in flats, Agnieszka says: “Recycling in […]

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Sustainable Waste Management Services Win Back Money and Time

Sustainable Waste Management Services have become a holy-grail of crucial importance for businesses across all sectors in the industrial and commercial waste producing sectors. The process of waste disposal for businesses is somewhat different to residential (household) waste management. This is mainly due to the large volume of waste businesses produce, compared to the relatively […]

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The 4 Types of Nuclear Waste – UK Radioactive Waste Examples

Radioactive Waste Examples and UK Decommissioning Learn about the 4 Types of Radioactive Waste (Radioactive Waste Examples) : Our info-graphic image explains what the 4 types of nuclear waste are (High Level Nuclear Waste, Intermediate Level Nuclear Waste, Low Level Nuclear Waste, Very Low Level Nuclear Waste) The 4 types of nuclear waste (copyright free […]

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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.

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List of Municipal MRFs Operating in England – Materials Recovery Facilities Known Also as Recycling Centres

We have devoted this page to providing a list of materials recovery facilities in England. Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are also often referred to as Recycling Centres, Waste Processing Sites, Household Waste Facilities, Waste Pre-Treatment Centres, Materials Facilities etc. Their purpose is to remove as much waste as possible, for recycling. They are in effect, pre-treatment centres […]

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List of Separation Methods Used to Divert Waste from Landfill and Recycle

A list of DRY waste separation methods for municipal solid waste materials are provided, with a short description of each. These separation techniques will become increasingly familiar as the solid waste management techniques used to divert waste from landfill and recycle continue to be developed, to process and recycle more and more of the world’s […]

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Landfill Directive Compliance – EC Legal Action Against Member States Over Landfill Directive

Landfill Directive compliance has been an issue across the EU for almost 15 years. We first posted about this in December 2006, when ISWA posted an article, reproduced below. EC legal action against non-compliant member states, over the Landfill Directives, isn’t just a pedantic wish from compliant states. It brings many real health, and cross-boarder […]

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