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The problem with contamination and recycling

Posted on 10/03/20, filed under News, Recycling | No Comments

The problem with contamination and recycling

When we put our recycling out for collection, we might get a satisfying feeling that we’re doing our little bit for the health of the planet. But not all the items we put in the recycling bin will end up being recycled. Here’s why…

What is recycling contamination?

Recycling plants are increasingly sophisticated and able… read the rest of “The problem with contamination and recycling”

What’s the issue with the Dutch Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) tax?

Posted on 25/02/20, filed under News | No Comments

What’s the issue with the Dutch Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) tax?

In 2019, the issue of the Dutch RDF tax was hotly debated in the waste management industry. As of 1st January 2020, this tax has come into effect. But what is RDF and what are its implications?

What is RDF?

Using non-recyclable waste as an energy source is one way… read the rest of “What’s the issue with the Dutch Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) tax?”

How to have an eco-friendly Valentine’s Day

Posted on 11/02/20, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

How to have an eco-friendly Valentine’s Day

Love it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day brings an onslaught of cards and gifts that, just like Christmas and Halloween, produces an enormous amount of waste. If you decide to celebrate, how can you have an eco-conscious Valentine’s Day?

Choose a card wisely…

…and not just for the sentiment it conveys. At… read the rest of “How to have an eco-friendly Valentine’s Day”