Councils and government agencies are realising the benefits of being waste-wise, and their achievements have been recognised in unprecedented numbers at the Zero Waste Awards. Steve Eminton, of the Environment Media Group, discusses the benefits of adopting a zero waste approach for the public sector
The amended EU Waste Framework Directive states that from 1 January 2015, paper, metal, plastic and glass must be collected separately, unless it can be demonstrated that it is not technically, environmentally and economically practicable to do so. But what does this mean for local authorities?
Recognising the pace of developments in waste-to-energy technologies, the Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition, taking place at the NEC, Birmingham 14-16 September, will feature a dedicated Energy & Water Seminar Theatre
Current winners of the Government Business Award for Waste Management, Peterborough City Council have also been awarded the Association of Public Sector Excellence (APSE) Award for Best Value refuse collection 2009.