China says ‘no’ to recycling global waste

Chinese labourer sorting plastic bottles for recycling at a plant on the outskirts of Beijing

A ban by China on importing global waste for recycling has sent the packaging industry into a spin

Straight talking on circular economy

Construction and demolition, the largest producers of waste in the UK, may only be paying lip service to green initiatives, writes Jim McClelland

Waste is no longer just a rubbish industry

Recycling waste into valuable raw material is transforming the industry’s outlook, as Mike Scott reports