CIWM launch scheme to improve health and safety in the metal recycling sector

21st April 2022

BMRA / CIWM / health and safety / Metal Recycling


Norfolk man jailed for 8 months over illegal waste

19th April 2022

Environment Agency / health and safety / Waste Crime


Veolia advances health and safety for vehicle crews

17th March 2022

health and safety / refuse collection vehicles / Veolia


Women ‘more vulnerable’ to climate change impacts than men – UN Women

10th March 2022

Climate Change / International Women’s Day / UN Women


9% of global plastic waste is recycled while 22% is ‘mismanaged’ – OECD

23rd February 2022

EPR / landfil / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development / plastic


Pollution causing more deaths than COVID – UN report

21st February 2022

international / plastic / Pollution / United Nations


Balancing the needs of the circular economy and a toxic-free world

16th February 2022

Axion / persistent organic pollutants / plastic


WasteAid to launch two more initiatives to prevent plastic pollution in Cameroon and South Africa

15th February 2022

Circular Economy / international / WasteAid


UK government reviewing the potential of recycling PPE waste

15th February 2022

Coronavirus / PPE

Over 40 brands have signed up to initiative to tackle ‘date label confusion’

14th February 2022

Food Labels / Food Waste / too good to go


Turkish dumpsites contaminated with toxic chemicals from UK waste, says Greenpeace

9th February 2022

Greenpeace / Turkey / Waste Exports

Research & Report

Global analysis of health care waste in the context of COVID-19

7th February 2022

covid-19 / Healthcare Waste / WHO


Tonnes of COVID-19 healthcare waste exposes ‘dire need’ to improve waste management systems – WHO

2nd February 2022

Coronavirus / medical waste / World Health Organisation


Health & Safety

17th January 2022

emergencies / health and safety / Protests / wellbeing / WISH


Omicron absence rates pushed to ‘never before seen’ average of 4.87% – LARAC

14th January 2022

Coronavirus / LARAC / local authorities


New UK facility enables in-house testing for lead acid and lithium-ion battery recycling processes

12th January 2022

battery recycling / Lithium ion / Technology Minerals


Other frontline staff used to keep council waste and recycling services going

5th January 2022

Coronavirus / ESA / LARAC / LGA


Face mask litter increased by almost 9,000% from March to October 2020

13th December 2021

Coronavirus / Litter / University of Portsmouth

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