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24 May 2017

Viridor reports recycling earnings boost

Pennon Group – the parent company of waste and resources firm Viridor – has reported an ‘improvement’ in earnings of around £9.6 million from its recycling operations in 2016/17. In its full year financial report, published today (24 May), the company claims that ‘self-help’ efficiency measures, implemented to ...

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North Devon council has announced changes to its waste collection service starting next month (5 June), which will include a trial of a three-weekly service for residual waste. The council is to switch from a fortnightly to a ...

Leeds-based waste firm LSS Waste Management has completed a £400,000 investment in two Liebherr 550 loading shovels and a Liebherr TL441-7 telehandler to handle an increase in tonnages at its Cross Green facility. The new ...

London-based commercial waste and recycling company, Paper Round, has been awarded Living Wage Foundation accreditation. The Living Wage Foundation, launched in 2011, works with employers to help them implement the ‘real Living ...

A 26-year-old man has been treated in hospital for minor injuries following a fire at G&P Batteries’ Darlaston recycling facility in the West Midlands yesterday afternoon (23 May), emergency services have confirmed. The ...

Totus Environmental’s commercial director for hazardous waste, Phil Thomas, discusses the export opportunity for UK waste management companies in the market. The disposal of hazardous waste within the UK via Incineration is ...

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) is prosecuting waste management firm Viridor, over an incident that led to the death of a skiploader driver in Plymouth in June 2015. The driver, Lee Jane, died following the incident at ...

A Global Recycling Day to ‘promote action on recycling around the world’ has been scheduled for Sunday 18 March 2018 – the organiser, Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has announced today. BIR, which is spearheading ...

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Negotiations on the EU’s circular economy package next week are to focus on recycling targets and the way they are worked out. The talks come as government ministers, with UK input, are expected to oppose the recycling rate ...

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Hazardous waste export market ‘set for growth’

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