... you might want to take the opportunity to apply for this PhD, it's an unusual opportunity for those with an real interest in waste who want to be at the forefront of taking us all to the next level of eliminating waste altogether.
Catherine Causeley, winner of the 2019 LARAC Award for Outstanding Contribution to Recycling, has recently been busy on the next Big Fix project - BIG FIX 2020 - UK wide!
Defra’s announcement just before Christmas ended speculation on the future of the WEEE Distributor Take-back Scheme (DTS). For the moment, it’s business as usual, but the relative lull gives local authorities the space to reflect on future plans and the potential implications of the government decision to exclude large retailers from the scheme in 2021.
The UK Plastics Pact is a trailblazing, collaborative initiative creating a circular economy for plastics in the UK.
From the state of the nation’s bring sites, it appears that the UK had a VERY merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! With alcohol sales up 150% over the festive period, it’s no surprise that an estimated 13,350 tonnes of glass is recycled during December and January.