In-Depth

Recycling & Waste World's In-depth articles investigate and analyse topics such as energy from waste, materials recovery and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) recycling.




Energy from Waste predictions for 2019

From the Chancellor’s coffee cup levy proposal, to the implementation of deposit return schemes, 2018 was not only a key year for the war against single-use plastics, but also in re-evaluating the resource potential of waste.




Building the future of metals recycling

While apprenticeships have their routes in the medieval craft guilds of the Middle Ages, it was the Statute of Artificers 1563 that introduced an official national apprenticeship system.



Show you mean business on safety

The perception of the waste industry is extremely varied. For some it carries the stigmas of the past as being a grubby and basic industry that hauls away waste to holes in the ground.




RWW 2018 roundup

To say 2018 was a transformative year in the resources sector would be an understatement.




Challenges of the circular economy

Maxine Perella reports from Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland, where speakers – including from the UN and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation – discussed the circularity challenge.









Don't burn out from work-related stress

Work-related stress has become one of the top reasons for absenteeism across various industries. Eventually mounting pressures in high-risk industries take their toll, and workers just can’t face their jobs.



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The problem with PRNs

Packaging waste recycling has faced a volatile year so far, with the release of the ...