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24 April 2017

Kent councils explore joint waste collection contract

Work is underway to explore the establishment of a joint waste collection contract between Tunbdridge Wells, Dartford and Tonbridge & Malling councils, which could begin in 2019. The Kent local authorities, which are all a part of the Kent Resource Partnership, are looking into the possibility of a joint waste and recycling ...

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Smurfit Kappa has recently completed a programme of investment across its national recycling depots which has included the creation of a new depot at its Kent mill in Snodland. The investment at the Kent site came after the ...

East Midlands-based waste management and recycling firm Mid UK Recycling has delivered its first load of waste-derived biomass wood chip to a £30m energy facility in Sheffield. The company has been handed a ten-year contract to ...

Wastecycle has invested £1m in eight new vehicles as it seeks to expand its operations in the East Midlands region. The Nottingham-based waste management company, which processes over 500,000 tonnes of waste per-year, has already...

VIDEO: In this weekly news round-up video sponsored by Bollegraaf, we report on the potential impact of the snap General Election on the waste and resources sector. Also, we report on the finalists for the 2017 Awards for ...

Four Surrey councils have created a new organisation – Joint Waste Solutions – to deliver a joined-up waste service across the regions, as part of a new contract with Amey which begins in June this year. Amey was awarded the ...

With news on: CIWM visits Beddington ERF; B&M’s prestigious health and safety award; Blue Scotland open day;; ISL awarded WISHNI Ambassador; and, Recycling campaign offers electrical equipment vouchers.

Two arrests were made yesterday (April 20) following raids by the Environment Agency and Police over alleged illegal waste activities at sites in Staffordshire, Herefordshire and Hertfordshire. Five dawn raids were carried out...

Resources minister Therese Coffey appears to have ruled out mandatory measures to force councils to separately collect food waste, when questioned on the issue by MPs yesterday (19 April). And, the minister has also emphasised the...

The list of finalists for the 2017 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management has been unveiled, with businesses, community organisations and councils all in the running for accolades. Winners will be announced at a ...

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Bad Riddance to Good Rubbish

Managing resources is a key topic for the waste sector but there are many aspects to it as a concept. Paul Frith, director of Frith ... read more

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