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CGI gives recycling campaign the ‘wow’ factor

Real World Visuals has created a visual campaign for West Sussex that brings the ‘wow’ factor to waste. The campaign uses computer generated images (CGI) to illustrate the amount of recyclable waste thrown away by West Sussex residents in their black bags, worth £3...

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WasteAid tests guidance at pan-African seminar

WasteAid UK has been testing its CIWM-funded guide to community waste management at a pan-African conference in the Gambia. The international Arkleton Trust event introduced 70 community group leaders to the essentials of waste management and culminated in hands-on...

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DIY Energy from Waste

This article was published in Waste Management World, the publication of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) in September 2016. by Zoë Lenkiewicz, Head of Communications at WasteAid and a freelance waste communications consultant When outgoing ISWA...

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A new 100% recyclable, 100% biodegradable plastic

ZL Comms / Aquapak Press Release  Aquapak Polymers Ltd has developed a process to produce a multifunctional packaging polymer that is both 100% recyclable and 100% biodegradable in standard waste management facilities. Currently at demonstration phase and with a...

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International biowaste management & the nutrient cycle

Published by Recycling & Waste World It could be argued that of all the resources waste managers manage, bio-resources are the most critical to ‘get right’. Biowaste managers play an important role in supporting the nutrient cycle, converting food waste into...

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Bristol Balloon Fiesta films bring recycling alive

ZL Comms / Real World Visuals Press Release Bristol Waste is bringing recycling alive with short films created to celebrate the Bristol Balloon Fiesta. In partnership with Real World Visuals, the newly established Bristol Waste Company has developed the films to...

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Message in a Bottle

Published by Waste Planning Developing countries that lack waste-management services are taking up the challenge themselves. Combining plastic bottles and packaging into ecobricks is a reuse concept that is becoming more popular. Imagine the bin men are on strike....

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Changes to EPR systems

Published by Recycling & Waste World Extended Producer Responsibility has been used internationally for over 25 years as a tool to move towards a circular economy, to varying degrees of success. According to Zero Waste Europe, on average less than 40 per cent of...

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Waste and the Sustainable Development Goals

Now is the time to recognise waste management is vital for global sustainable development There are more than 7 billion of us, and we’re producing waste every day. A staggering half of that waste isn’t collected, treated or safely disposed of, and it’s causing a...

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