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UK Plastics Reprocessing conference programme

Developing domestic plastics reprocessing capacity is an essential part of the circular economy – join key members of the supply chain to find solutions and access the opportunities of the infrastructure challenge.

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM ...


How chemical recycling could solve our plastics problem

Momentum is growing for governments and industry to adopt sustainable practices and develop circular economies.

And the technologies being introduced to accomplish effective recycling are outpacing regulation and waste management ...



Celebrating 10 years of ADBA

Last month the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) celebrated its 10th anniversary as the trade body for the UK’s anaerobic digestion industry.

ADBA has facilitated the rapid growth of a sector whose potential in ...


Reuse is the right medicine for the NHS

Cuts to NHS funding have been headline news for some time and, when frontline care is in the balance, making savings wherever possible takes priority.

The challenge is tough ­– the NHS has been charged with reducing spending by £22 ...


Are you guilty of the UK's e-waste secret?

It’s movie night at home. You throw a bag of popcorn in the microwave and start it up, but nothing happens.

You press every button, turn it off and on, check the plug socket – it’s dead. Research conducted by online spare parts retailer ...


RWM 2019 review: A little less conversation

Anyone who has been in the waste industry for long enough will know the evolving nature of the RWM exhibition.

What used to be a major event in Torquay has now become a somewhat stripped-back fixture in Birmingham NEC’s September ...

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