Stop Battery Fires

03 August 2023

Public safety film launched to raise awareness of fires caused by batteries in the waste stream.
In response to increased reports of fires caused by batteries and electricals containing batteries in the waste and recycling system, Material Focus is strengthening its work to help address this issue.



Reducing Waste Supporting a Circular Economy

28 March 2022

Recent events in Ukraine have brought renewed focus on how resilient our supply chains are for those essential commodities which we use day-to-day, such as energy to keep our lights on. In recent years, whether it be sources of energy or raw materials such as metals or grain, the current supply chains which “feed” our society are being changed – increasingly by default and in an unplanned manner.


Landfill Going in Wrong Direction as Focus on Net Zero Increases

04 February 2022

Northern Ireland is still overly reliant on landfill – the least environmentally desirable way to treat rubbish - according to the latest quarterly waste figures for council collected waste.


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