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Software firm AMCS completes acquisition of P&L

Irish-based recycling vehicle technology and software provider AMCS, has today (August 3) announced the acquisition of P&L Software Systems Limited, a supplier of waste management software in the UK. P&L, which is headquartered in Adderbury, Oxfordshire, provides software for the management of waste which includes ...

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Bales of RDF being loaded at Pembroke Dock for export to Sweden on Saturday (August 8) 2 September 2015

Eunomia finds minor emissions gain due to RDF exports

 

The transporting of waste materials for incineration in mainland Europe as RDF is a “very minor contributor” to total carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. This is one of the findings of a report “RDF Export – analysis of ...

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South Oxfordshire set to top recycling in 2014/15

 

EXCLUSIVE: South Oxfordshire looks set to top the recycling league table in England for a second consecutive year, letsrecycle.com can reveal. Research conducted into the best performing collection authorities in England ...

Hadfields has stopped accepting lower grade waste wood at two of its sites 2 September 2015

Wood recycler urges full consultation over EA fire guidance

 

Hadfield Wood Recyclers has criticised the Environment Agency for failing to consult more widely with industry in its “restricted” review process for controversial Fire Prevention Plan guidance. The wood recycling firm has ...

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Recycling firm fined after employee falls into baler

 

A West Yorkshire recycling firm has been ordered to pay £120,000 after a worker died from injuries suffered at its Batley site. Bradford Crown Court heard how Simon Brook, an employee of Gwynn Davies-McTiffin Ltd, was found lying...

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Viridor opens £25m glass recycling facility

 

Viridor officially opened its £25 million glass recycling plant in North Lanarkshire yesterday (September 1) - with Scottish Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead on hand to cut the ribbon. The plant, at Newhouse, is capable of ...

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South Oxfordshire success down to organics surge

 

A surge in organic waste recycling across South Oxfordshire and Vale has seen both councils perform strongly in the 2014/15 recycling league tables, Biffa has revealed. In an interview with Tom Goulding of letsrecycle.com

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The vital case for data on waste

 

Ahead of this month's RWM show at Birmingham NEC, Barry Dennis FCIWM, CEnv, chairman of the event, says that better waste data can help resolve two of the most pressing issues for the waste sector: resource security and waste crime. If ...

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Waste industry praises Safer Lorry Scheme

 

Waste industry and fleet operators have welcomed new safety rules rolled out for heavy goods vehicles in London today (September 1). The Safer Lorry Scheme bans all vehicles weighing over 3.5 tonnes from the capital’s roads if ...

Around 41 million tonnes of WEEE was discarded globally in 2014, according to the UN 1 September 2015

Q2 WEEE performance ‘on target’ BIS indicates

 

Targets set by the Department for Business (BIS) for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) for 2015 look likely to be met, provisional figures published today (September 1) suggest. The data, which has...

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A guide to financial incentives for AD

Martin Wager, business development manager for ENER-G Combined Power Ltd, explains the financial benefits of anaerobic digestion and the UK government's renewables incentives available to developers. Anaerobic digestion ...

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The vital case for data on waste

Ahead of this month's RWM show at Birmingham NEC, Barry Dennis FCIWM, CEnv, chairman of the event, says that better waste data can help resolve two of the most pressing issues for the waste sector: resource security and waste crime. If ...

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