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WRAP announces 25 job losses due to funding issues

Sustainability group WRAP has announced it will be making 25 redundancies to make up for the “significant drop in income it has faced since 2015”.

In a statement published on its website, the not for profit organisation cited successive ...


EU publishes first ever plastics strategy

The EU has published its first ever plastics strategy which promises a “new plastics economy.”

Plans detailed how the potential for recycling waste remains largely unexploited, citing estimates that less than 30% of waste is collected ...




Cornwall tests new circular recycling system

A trial circular recycling system for used drinks packaging will take place in Cornwall later this year to cut down on the county’s littering problems.

New ‘Beverage Bins’ will be placed at different on-the-go environments including high ...





Scotland ban on plastic cotton buds expected

The Scottish government plans to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds, making it the first UK country to legislate against the products.

Proposals will be put to public consultation, according to environment ...


Energy from Waste conference early-bird discount ends today

Delegates planning to attend next month’s Energy from Waste conference are being advised that the early-bird discount ends today.

Bookings before Friday 12 January are priced at £990 and will rise to £1100 after the deadline.Held in ...

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