Category Archives: Waste Management

Women to Transform Waste: International Women’s Day

For many, the waste management industry is perceived to be traditionally masculine – and with images of trucks, skips, hard hats and landfill sights initially coming to mind, this isn’t necessarily a surprise. But with an industry that’s fast moving, constantly innovating and on the tip of the tongues of much of the British public,…
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Do you have the time to be a ‘Green’ Facilities Manager?

Is it time that facilities managers were given more time to focus on long term environmental goals, rather than just short-term maintenance issues? Glen Riley, Key Account Manager at Cawleys takes a look at the challenges facing today’s facilities managers. With the blue planet effect expected to expand even further through the public conscious, and…
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DEFRA’s Resources and Waste Strategy for England

The UK government’s last, full waste strategy was published eleven years ago, long before concern over climate change, plastic in our oceans, and unsustainable packaging reached its current level. So the publication of DEFRA’s Waste and Resource Strategy is big news, not just for the waste industry, but for a country that’s increasingly worried about…
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What impact will China’s quota delays have on the UK?

China’s potential delay in issuing 2019 waste paper and card licences until the end of the year has caused concern that excess stock levels could build up from the end of October. The licences depict the quotas to the Chinese paper mills, as a result of the uncertainty surrounding this some in the industry are…
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