Circular economy



Encouraging women into the waste industry

For many, the waste management industry is perceived to be traditionally masculine – and with images of trucks, skips, hard hats and landfill sights initially coming to mind, this isn’t necessarily a surprise.






How Internet of Things technology can reduce food waste

Embracing technology as part of the drive to reduce food loss and waste is fundamental in keeping the food system within environmental limits and ensuring the global population can be sustainably fed by 2050, according to a recent study.





The role of Energy from Waste is vital to fuel the future

As I have settled into my new role at SUEZ over the past 12 months, I have been fortunate to visit a number of flagship EfW plants in the sector, namely Cory’s Riverside site in London, Viridor’s Ardley site near Oxford, and SUEZ’s new sites in Suffolk, Wilton, Severnside and Cornwall.






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.





RWW 2018 roundup

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