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Articles Dec 12 2016
Guidelines for better quality recycling
We have recently seen, from within the recycling industry, some good initiatives that can help improve the quality of material that is presented for recycling. As always, initiatives and things suc...
Articles Sep 21 2016
Quality calls for consistency in collections
DS Smith is Europe’s largest paper and cardboard recycler. We’re an integrated packaging group , with our own paper mills, packaging plants and recycling operations. We operate in 36 countries,...
Articles Aug 8 2016
Earth Overshoot Day and Ecological Debt
Today is Earth Overshoot Day – the tipping point in the calendar where human beings have used up 100% of this year’s supply of resources. Having ‘overshot’ our usage, we are now in ecological debt ...
Articles Jun 27 2016
The Fourth Industrial Revolution & the journey to zero waste
The Fourth Industrial Revolution gained a lot of media coverage earlier this year after the World Economic Forum in January 2016. More recently, when doing some background reading, I was struck by...
Articles Jun 13 2016
Reaping the rewards of waste management best practice
Every business has a duty of care to manage their waste – and it goes beyond getting your bins collected regularly. Since January 2015, UK waste regulations require businesses to separate recyclabl...