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24 February 2017

Giant Edmonton ERF gets government go-ahead

Plans to build a major new energy recovery facility to replace the Edmonton EcoPark in north London received backing from the government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) today (24 February). The Secretary of State for Business, Greg Clark, issued a development consent order (DCO) for the ...

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A cost projection for the introduction of separate food waste collections by every council in England was met with scepticism at the National Food Waste Conference in London yesterday (23 February). In her opening address at the ...

Local authorities and waste firms are being encouraged to champion the hard work of their collection crews by putting them forward for the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management. The deadline has now been extended...

Two Cambridgeshire councils are gearing up for a service change affecting 130,000 households in a bid to streamline waste and recycling collections across the region. Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire councils are ...

VIDEO: In this weekly news round-up video sponsored by Bollegraaf, we report on debate over the introduction of a deposit return system for bottles and cans. Also, we report on the future of local authority PFI waste contracts...

Phil Conran, director at environmental consultancy 360 Environmental offers his view on the recent debate about deposit return schemes for materials such as cans and bottles. The discussion about a potential deposit ...

A sponsored walk which raised more than £6,000 for third world waste projects in 2016 will return this summer to take on Scafell Pike – England’s highest peak. WasteAid UK’s first ‘Walk for Waste’ saw 25 waste ...

The latest charity news stories from the waste and recycling sector, including: Tandridge's Simon Mander to tackle London Marathon; FCC Greatmoor donation; Christmas tree appeal, and; Andigestion donates to pavilion cause.

Council recycling officers and retailers have spoken out against the introduction of a deposit return scheme for drinks bottles or cans in the UK, following renewed calls for a review of the initiative. Deposit return schemes (DRS...

Drinks giant Coca Cola Great Britain has backed the potential introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) for bottles and cans in Scotland, putting it at odds with councils and retailers who oppose the measure. Coca Cola GB, ...

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Phil Conran, director at environmental consultancy 360 Environmental offers his view on the recent debate about deposit return schemes for materials such as cans and bottles. ... read more

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