The Waste Hierarchy is a sustainable waste management model that categorises the various options for dealing with waste into an order of preference in a simple five-step hierarchy. At the top of the waste hierarchy is Waste Prevention. This is simply the most effective way of dealing with waste as it reduces the amount of waste being generated in the first place therefore reducing the impact on the environment and also money is saved by
Albion Environmental host table and provide sponsorship for the “Best Food Waste Initiative” award at Scottish Resources Awards Dinner 2019 (now in its 18th year) at Perth Concert hall. This prestigious event is to recognise companies and individuals for their creative input within the circular economy and resource management sector. It is held in partnership with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) .
Albion Environmental provide specialist Waste Compositional Analysis to Councils in order to assist them with developments of their waste strategies. As part of the development of Perth and Kinross Council Waste Strategy, and to help influence their recycling, Perth and Kinross Council have produced a short public information video to explain the key findings of the residual waste in Perth & Kinross. Albion Environmental were the contractor carrying out Waste Compositional Analysis of the general
In support of the Climate Strike today we have come up with the following simple pledge which can contribute to environmental improvement! We challenged our staff and we do most of them, but in some cases not all the time – so definitely room for improvement! Drive less – commit to walk or cycle for all journeys of a mile or less!Love your latte? – take a reusable cup with you when you are out
SEPA publish Official Statistics yesterday (17 September 2019) which provide details of Household Waste collected across all Local Authorities during 2018. Rather depressingly they show an overall decline in recycling rates across Scotland, to 44.7%, a decrease of 0.9 percentage points from the 45.5% rate achieved in 2016. Even worse when you consider that the actual recycling rate being achieved at the household level (not taking into account recyclate recovered at Household Waste Recycling centres