Circular economy



On the road to CARS & MRE

As we approach the Complete Auto Recycling Show & Metals Recycling Event, we take a closer look at what’s in store for visitors ahead of the 2018 show. And, with a record number of exhibitors, visitors and speakers in attendance, CARS & MRE is jam-packed with activities and things to do across the two days.





Turning low-grade plastic waste into maintenance-free lumber

When Keith Browning, head of Braeside Education Centre in Devizes, an established learning and events venue run by Wiltshire Council, was looking to replace some of the timber-based infrastructure used in its outside activities, he was inspired to try a new approach.















Solving the UK's plastic problem

The UK has a problem when it comes to plastic, thanks to China’s tougher stance on importing it, the high cost of processing it and growing concern around issues such as marine litter.




Pumpkin waste is the biggest scare this Halloween

Halloween is now officially the third biggest holiday celebrated in the UK, preceded only by Christmas and Easter. Families up and down the country continue to embrace the annual event, buying and carving more than ten million pumpkins per year.