From maggots to mushrooms and e-waste to monkey recycling facilities, it’s that time of year when we look back at what’s been most popular in the 2degrees Waste Management working group during 2012.
- Waste management yearbook 2012
A collection of provocative articles by senior figures whose views and decisions help to shape the waste industry.
- From bamboo to mushrooms: How Dell is pushing packaging innovation
Oliver Campbell of Dell talks about the measures the company is taking around sustainable packaging.
- How do you deal with waste plastics contaminated with maggots?
With 22 pallets of plastic rejected due to maggots within the bales, a 2degrees member asked for help, and you delivered.
- If Willy Wonka did paper recycling: Step inside Europe's most innovative paper recycling plant
Take a look inside one of Europe’s most innovative paper recycling operations which handles 270,000 tonnes of paper a year.
- E-Waste: The dark side of the digital era
Stephen Metcalfe MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock on the value of electrical waste.
- Sustainable cities: How businesses are tackling the evolving urban waste challenge
Listen in as Veolia Environmental Services, Asda and Coca-Cola Enterprises discuss some of the key waste challenges that are facing today's cities and what they are doing to tackle them.
- What can Cafédirect do with 69 km of printed laminate?
Find out what suggestions 2degrees members came up with for resusing the unwanted packaging.
- Unilever aims to help cut UK household food waste by 25%
Discover how Unilever aims to bust the myth that environmentally-friendly living costs more, and prove that sustainable living can in fact help families to save money.
- How Whitbread is driving zero waste to landfill: Lessons learned
Listen to the webinar where Whitbread talks about how it’s delivering an effective food waste recycling service and diverting residual waste to energy recovery facilities.
- UK launches world’s first monkey recycling facility
Robert McKechnie of Green Oak Solutions explores some of the bizarre things that people actually recycle. Rest assured, no monkeys were harmed.
- Turning waste plastic to fuel: What are the pros and cons?
A pioneering scheme to turn waste plastic into diesel caught the attention of a lot of members.
- Nespresso aims to drive up recycling of its coffee capsules
Find out how the Nespresso brand hopes to hit ambitious recycling targets.
Got your own favourite from 2012 that you'd like to share? Add it in the comment box below.