This report – the CIWM Presidential Report for 2021/2022 – captures the thoughts of CIWM members and other professionals working in, or supplying, the resources and waste sector about what the next ten years might hold in terms of sector evolution and most importantly what skills we will need to drive a more green and circular recovery. CIWM-Skills-for-the-Future.pdf (    

A waste collection firm in Luton has been instructed to pay almost £2 million in fines and costs after being found guilty of health and safety failings following the death of a binman. The incident occurred when Peter Coleman was collecting waste at Woodside Leisure Complex on Saturday 11 October 2014. His vehicle began to roll […]

A Southport skip hire and recycling company, Johnsons Scrap Metal limited, has been charged £10,000 and instructed to pay costs of £4,000, after an employee suffered “serious injuries” to his arm. A 22-year-old worker had been working at Johnsons Scrap Metal at Crowland Street, loading a 44 tonne “third party” vehicle with waste wood when the incident occurred. An investigation completed by the HSE found that the company “neglected to assess […]