News, views and articles about Resource Futures and our role in developing the circular economy.
Resource Futures is hosting a conference to provide clarity around the latest MRF regulations to come out of Whitehall. The MRF Regulations event, on 1st July in Bristol, will bring together experts from Environment Agency, WRAP, Defra, Resource Association and waste management sector for an informative session including workshops about how to implement the regulations and improve the value from the kerbside to the reprocessing plant.read more
Resource Futures is delighted to support a new campaign in Gambia called the Rubbish Revolution. Set up by the people of North End Barra, a village that is on the Gambian coastline, it aims not only to clean up the beach but to introduce an effective rubbish system to stem the tide of waste brought in by the sea and on land by locals effectively fly tipping.read more
Two new team members have joined Resource Futures as it continues to expand its staff base. Sarah Burns is the latest Junior Consultant and Sarah Shearer is the successful candidate for the recently advertised post of Business Administrator.read more
As featured in CIWM journal: Are the cracks starting to show at the UK’s Household Waste Recycling Centres? Recent statistics have shown a drop in recycling rates, but there are ways to stop the ‘slump’.read more
As part of its on-going business development activities, Resource Futures has opened a new office in London. The strategic move sees Operations Director, Sam Reeve, head up the London branch for the independent environmental consultancy and means that the company can provide a more responsive service for its clients based in the South East.read more
The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has released guidance for operators of materials recovery facilities (MRFs) to help them comply with the sampling requirements in the new MRF Regulations (also know as the Code of Practice (MRF CoP).read more
Targeted effective communication campaigns can help get recycling rates moving again. Resource Futures chair Philip Ward discusses the current barriers to recycling and how England can overcome them.read more