Renewable Energy

750 deaths in 7 months, due to poor waste management on dumpsites

At the start of its annual World Congress, ISWA – the International Solid Waste Association – presented a roadmap for closing the world’s biggest waste dumpsites. In order to protect the environment and to assure better public health and safety, … Continued

Resource Event

Resource Event Realising the Opportunities of a Circular Economy Resource is the annual three day congress and exhibition that brings together circular economy exponents. Rather than being about sustainability, it’s about good business. Join 11,000 professionals from businesses large and … Continued

Resource Information Data Exchange (RiDx)

SAP, Waste & Recycling One & Resource Information Data Exchange (RiDx) Providing the foundation required to help manage the Circular Economy. How can ISB Global & SAP help? By providing a networked infrastructure to aid UK councils and companies that operate within … Continued

Circular Economy – A More Ambitious Plan

Circular Economy – New, More Ambitious Plans to be Drafted in 2015 European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans has confirmed that the policy proposals around waste drawn up by the previous Commission will be scrapped, but that a ‘more ambitious’ … Continued

The Circular Economy, ‘Anti-Competitive’

Circular Economy Would Inhibit Competitiveness     Concern is growing that an ambitious package to galvanise the circular economy in Europe could be blocked after leading businesses say the moves would inhibit competitiveness. The European Commission is set to discuss the proposed measures on … Continued

Circular Economy Package Axed

‘Dismay’ at EC Plans to Axe Circular Economy Package Members of the waste and resources industry, the manufacturing industry and environment groups have issued a joint statement today (11 December) expressing ‘dismay’ at the European Commission’s (EC) reported plans to … Continued

Extax Circular Economy Fiscal Reforms

Extax – A New Era & A New Plan – Fiscal Reforms for an Inclusive Circular Economy Extax – Transition Required In the European Union, awareness has grown that a transition is needed to an inclusive and circular economy, providing full employment … Continued

Remanufacturing Report

Remanufacturing – ASPRG Report Calls on Government to Support The Government must do more to ‘lift the regulatory burden’ on the remanufacturing sector, a report published by an independent committee concluded December 8th. The conclusions were drawn by the All-Party Parliamentary … Continued

Local Authorities in the Circular Economy

How Can Local Authorities Help Manage The Circular Economy?   Local authorities are key to pushing forward the circular economy and changing the way we see waste. But so often a lack of knowledge, piecemeal recycling and reuse programmes, and … Continued

Landfill Tax Ruling

Landfill Tax “Grace Period” In Chancellors Autumn Statement Waste industry members have welcomed the government’s latest stance on landfill tax, announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement yesterday (December 3). Under new proposals, a 12-month ‘grace period’ raising the loss on … Continued