News Thursday 11 February 2016
WRAP_exports_report@large 11 February 2016

Recyclers ‘resilient’ despite economic volatility

In the face of falling stock markets there are ongoing concerns about the Chinese economy and world commodity markets among recyclers and reprocessors. But, there are also reasons to remain resilient and positive, letsrecycle.com  has been told. And, sector experts have told letsrecycle.com of how on the ...

LETSRECYCLE.COM NEWS PAGES

letsrecycle.com provides a daily news service – to scroll back or forward in our news pages you can use the navigation keys at the bottom of the page; or alternatively, use the news archive below.

NEWS ARCHIVE

Mr Wincott says education is needed to reduce contamination 11 February 2016

Fife contamination ‘not linked’ to residual reduction

 

Fife council in the east of Scotland has repeated a call to residents to reduce contamination in recycling loads, having been blighted by a long-running issue with non-target materials in bins. In a statement, the council said...

The Peterborough ERF is the latest of Viridor's energy from waste plants to come online 11 February 2016

Viridor EfW growth ‘strong’ in end of year forecast

 

Strong investment in energy from waste at Viridor is boosting Pennon Group’s performance according to a trading update published today. In the update, ahead of its full year results for the year ended 31 March 2016, Pennon Group...

doncaster 10 February 2016

Man jailed for failing to repay waste crime proceeds

 

A landowner who failed to recoup proceeds relating to illegal activities that took place on sites at Pollington and Doncaster between 2008 and 2010 has been jailed for a year. Robert Spencer of Oak Farm, Doncaster, was yesterday ...

AEB's waste incinerator in Amsterdam. The Netherlands is one of the largest importers of RDF produced in the UK 10 February 2016

Commission looks to ‘even distribution’ for EfW capacity

 

The European Commission is to look at ways of utilising surplus energy from waste capacity on the continent, in order to end some Member States’ dependence on landfill. If realised, the plans could potentially mean that there is...

The Recycle Now campaign will focus on metals and glass recycling in the home in March, April and May 2016 10 February 2016

Recycle Now turns focus to metal and glass

 

Recycle Now – the communications campaign led by WRAP to boost household recycling – will start a three-month drive in March to capture more metal and glass material in the home. As part of the drive, WRAP has made ...

Paldeep-Bhatti-Kent-Resource-Partnership-Manager crop 10 February 2016

Appointments round-up (10/02/2016)

 

With news on: Paldeep Bhatti to take lead at Kent Resource Partnership; Ray Burberry to retire from WAMITAB, and; Andigestion appoints business development manager.

PandaTrucks__2_ 9 February 2016

Panda agrees to buy Ireland’s Greenstar

 

Ireland is set to see significant consolidation within its waste management industry, with the announcement that Panda is to acquire most of rival firm Greenstar. The board of Greenstar announced today (February 9) that a ...

Households in Daventry may be in line for a new recycling and waste collection system from 2018 9 February 2016

Daventry to vote on recycling overhaul

 

Councillors in the Northamptonshire borough of Daventry will vote on Thursday (11 February) on proposals to overhaul the council’s waste and recycling collection system. Plans to shake-up the existing collection regime are being...

The research by WRAP aims to boost confidence amongst farmers in the use of compost from garden waste (picture: letsrecycle.com) 9 February 2016

WRAP research aims to build compost ‘confidence’

 

New research has been published in a bid to boost confidence amongst farmers and crop growers in the use of ‘renewable fertilisers’ such as digestate and compost. Published by WRAP,

 
Valpak 234x60 july 15 Mcgrath double banner CDEnviro 2015 234x60 Powerday 234x120 21/11 RCP 05/15 236x60
Fimic 234x60 Smurfit Kappa 234x120 t2e A Jansen 234x120 Whitham Mills 234x60