Swindon set to drop plastics collections

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Swindon borough council is proposing to temporarily stop collecting plastics for recycling and will instead encourage residents to dispose of their plastic in their black residual waste bins. If approved, the proposal means that the material will be converted into solid recovered fuel (SRF) at a facility on Cheney Manor and sent for energy from waste on the continent. Read …

Waste industry funding ‘needed to boost innovation’

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VIDEO REPORT: Funds raised from Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs) and extended producer responsibility systems should be made available for innovators to develop new technologies to boost recycling. That’s according to Adrian Haworth, marketing and sales director at Recycling Technologies, the company behind a machine which it is claimed can turn waste plastic into a type of oil used in the …

Looking ahead to RWM 2018

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With RWM 2018 quickly approaching, Edward Sims from the event’s owners, the Prysm Group looks ahead to what will be on offer. This year’s RWM Expo has line-up of speakers all covering a large breadth of topics ranging from helping small businesses grow, insight into the infrastructure assessment and the prevention of waste crime. The chief executive of Recycling Technologies, …