January 19th, 2018

Marking time: England’s 2016-17 recycling statistics

by Peter Jones, Emma Fletcher and Jade Kelly   Last month’s release of the latest local authority recycling statistics for England was an event that stirred little excitement. A small uptick in the household recycling rate was enough to equal the previous high water mark of 43.7%, but represented a sixth successive year of plateauing […]


October 13th, 2017

How do waste companies become circular economy companies?

by Jade Kelly   The idea that we should work towards a circular economy is becoming increasingly mainstream. The recent launch of the UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy suggests that, whether under EU law or in response to a purely domestic agenda, resource efficiency and the prevention of waste will be a high priority in […]