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28 July 2017

FCC chosen as preferred bidder for Wychavon contract

FCC Environment have been endorsed as the preferred bidder for Wychavon district council’s waste and recycling collections contract, which had previously looked set to be awarded to Serco. Following its recommendation to award the contract to Serco in February, the authority faced a legal challenge which led to a re-...

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Contamination of waste sent to Scotland’s material recovery facilities (MRFs) is hindering the recovery of quality material, according to a report published yesterday (27 July) by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

VIDEO: In this weekly news round-up video sponsored by Bollegraaf, we report on a driver shortage in the waste industry. Also, we look at a contract U-turn by Wychavon over the future of the council's waste and recycling ...

North Kesteven district council (NKDC) is to introduce charges for waste collected from schools and care homes, as part of a number of changes to its waste collections policy. Changes to the service, the majority of which come ...

Paul Levett, director of Waste Transition , gives his predictions for what the UK's waste industry will look like in 2022. In July 2012, I wrote an article predicting some of the changes that we would see in the in the ...

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and Renewable Energy Association, have called on the government to increase the use of renewable biomethane to fuel vehicles, as part of efforts to tackle air pollution in the UK.

Material handling and wheeled loader manufacturer Liebherr has launched a ‘Product Familiarisation Programme’ to help improve on-site safety in the waste sector. The Product Familiarisation Programme will be available to all ...

A number of waste and recycling companies are putting measures in place to tackle a reported national shortage of qualified drivers. The shortage has been attributed to a number of factors including the demands of the job and the ...

With news on: Beverage carton kerbside milestone; Hart’s green waste subscription; Powys HWRC; Plastic caddy liners, and; Surrey food waste savings. Kerbside collection of beverage ...

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