New figures reveal that 42% of treated municipal waste was recycled or composted across the European Union in 2012. READ MORE
Disposing of rubbish costs businesses money and wastes natural resources.
It is estimated that waste typically costs companies around 4% of their annual turnover and it is likely this will increase as the costs of putting waste into landfill rises further. READ MORE
We read a really great blog recently on how the EU could help people in the UK consume less to help the environment.
Writing for the Huffington Post, Friends of the Earth’s Craig Bennett says the European Commission will later in the spring publish a package on resource efficiency and the circular economy, which means keeping using something for as long as possible before making a product and rejecting it shortly after. READ MORE
Liquid waste needs to be dealt with safely and effectively and businesses who produce this waste have a duty of care to ensure it is disposed of in a compliant manner.
After all, imagine the commercial and environmental consequences of liquid waste such as oil accidentally leaking into a river!