2016 blog (Environment)

Blog: Working together to create a future-fit city circular Peterborough

Driving to work along Fletton Parkway around Peterborough, I join fellow rush hour commuters travelling to work. With a coffee by my side that I picked up enroute, I pass the Ikea distribution centre on my left and the new houses on Hammonds Drive to my right. It occurs to me that all around me every day, we’re using incredible...

Stronger Together: How partnerships are powering Cardiff

As renditions of ‘Don’t take me home…’ echoed from the Wales fans in Lyon, despite the result, we can reflect back on a fantastic European Championships in France this summer. Wales have defied the bookmakers, topping their group as winners and easing past one of the most highly ranked teams in Belgium to book their place in the...

Waste keeps the lights on as UK turns to a brave new future away from coal

Reflecting on the news earlier this month, for what is believed to be the first time on record, the National Grid confirmed that no electricity was generated from coal burning facilities over a four hour period on the morning of 10 May in the UK. As the UK energy capacity gap decreases year on year, this milestone further underlines...

Coffee cups and the circular economy

Viridor Resource Management  MD, Herman Van Der Meij, writes for CIWM Journal.