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Interventions proven to boost the performance of your food waste service

5 Feb 2019 |
Debbie Slater, Recycling & Collections Advisor, WRAP

Maximising the performance of your food waste collection schemes is key to boosting recycling rates.

The scale of food waste leaves a bad taste!

30 Jan 2019 |
Cromwell Polythene managing director, James Lee outlines steps to reduce food waste

You don’t need to look too far to read a headline about our food waste crisis, and targets and measures to improve recycling rates. Clearly the greatest level of effort should be made to reduce the level of surplus food wasted in the first place. However, when food is thrown-away, we all know that it can be collected and effectively handled and disposed of through composting and anaerobic digestion – yet so much still ends up in landfill where it decomposes and gives off methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

Packaging Innovations 2019

27 Feb 2019

NEC Birmingham

Packaging Innovations 2019 is ready to address industry concerns and provide inspiration. The 2019 event is designed to help packaging buyers and specifiers source the latest solutions, compare offerings, learn about the latest trends, overcome their current challenges and network with their colleagues. 

Kent moves forward with HWRC charges

22 Jan 2019 |

Kent county council has moved forward with plans to introduce charges for ‘non-household waste’ at all 16 of its Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs) across the county.

The decision follows a consultation where around 80% of the near 3,000 respondents disagreed with the proposals, mainly expressing concerns about increased fly tipping.

New year, new REPIC LARAC scholarship programme

22 Jan 2019 |
Alyce Morris, REPIC

Ringing in a brand new year can only mean one thing… REPIC is kicking off the next twelve-months of LARAC scholarship activity.