East London Waste Authority and Wastecare Host Jumbo the Battery Elephant in East London Shopping Centres

Posted on 17th October, 2023

The East London Waste Authority (ELWA) has partnered with Wastecare Group to host their battery recycling campaign across four London Boroughs during 2023 Recycling Week. The Waste Prevention Programme team at ELWA and the four Constituent Councils have been touring the boroughs of Havering, Newham, Redbridge, and Barking and Dagenham, with the colossal ‘Jumbo the…

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New recycling initiative ‘Battrecycle’ launched to triple battery collection volumes across the UK

Posted on 9th October, 2023

We are pleased to announce the launch of Battrecycle – a new nationwide partnership to increase battery collection volumes and recycling across the UK. Much like its predecessor BatteryBack, this will be a free service funded by battery compliance schemes including Wastecare Compliance. The campaign’s objectives are to raise awareness of the importance of battery…

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The Sustainable Insider – Wastecare’s renewed newsletter series launches

Posted on 3rd October, 2023

Wastecare are extremely proud to re-introduce our newsletter series – The Sustainable Insider. This bi-monthly newsletter will provide insights into the world of hazardous waste management and recycling, from the wider sector as a whole down to the perspectives of Wastecare themselves. As always, we try to have a fresh and transparent approach to helping…

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Defra introduces new de facto EEE category and PBS for vapes

Posted on 29th September, 2023

Defra has implemented a de facto EEE Category 15 for vapes via a Producer Compliance Scheme Balancing System, to ensure collection and recycling costs are covered by vape manufacturers and importers.   Disposable vapes have quickly become one of the most talked-about topics in the UK, with the waste, environmental, and public sectors raising countless…

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Addressing the Spike in UK Battery Fires: Why Has the Public Taken Two Steps Back in Battery Recycling Efforts?

Posted on 21st September, 2023

In recent years, we have all been witness to a concerning increase in UK battery fires, posing significant risks to public safety and the environment. These fires are often ignited during the disposal and recycling of batteries, which contain hazardous materials like lithium-ion. This increase has now accelerated sharply, with local authorities across the UK…

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Wastecare Group Successfully Passes Stage 1 Audit of ISO 45001 Certification

Posted on 1st September, 2023

Wastecare Group, a specialist in hazardous waste management solutions, is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Stage 1 audit for ISO 45001 certification. This achievement underscores the company’s unwavering commitment to maintaining the highest standards in occupational health and safety management systems.


Redefining Circular Economy: How Industrial Ecology Theory is the Cornerstone to a Sustainable Approach

Posted on 23rd August, 2023

In a paper published by the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE), they present the Circular Economy from the perspective of a scientific field whose historic theories and findings inspired the concept – Industrial Ecology. Industrial Ecology is ‘the study of systemic relationships between society, the economy, and the natural environment. It focuses on the…

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WasteCare to Sponsor & Exhibit at the 2023 Resource & Waste Management Expo

Posted on 21st August, 2023

WasteCare are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting and officially sponsoring the upcoming Resource & Waste Management Expo 2023 at the NEC Birmingham in September. You can find us on Stand R-J184, with the entire team and a certain iconic bus – it will be hard to miss us! Stop by to discuss…

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How to Get Ahead of Mandatory Digital Waste Tracking in the CD&E Industry

Posted on 16th August, 2023

Tarmac, a UK business specialising in sustainable building materials and construction solutions, have pulled together a specialist report which they are hoping will ‘ignite action’ across the industry when it comes to responsible waste management. This report was a response to a mandatory digital waste tracking policy looking to be launched toward the end of…

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