News Saturday 5 September 2015
O-I will use recycled content from Viridor at its Alloa plant in Clackmannanshire 4 September 2015

O-I transfers glass recycling to Viridor

EXCLUSIVE: Glass manufacturing giant O-I is to transfer its Scottish glass recycling operations to Viridor’s £25 million plant. Under a seven-year agreement, Owen-Illinois Inc will buy treated cullet from Viridor’s new advanced glass recycling plant in Newhouse, North Lanarkshire. And, O-I will close its own cullet sorting ...

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The Week in Waste – September 4 2015


Take a look at the ‘Week in Waste’ video report. In this week’s report by, sponsored by Biffa, we aim to give you a snapshot of the news in the world of recycling and waste management. This week we ...

Data discussion will feature at this year's RWM at the Birmingham NEC, according to chair Barry Dennis 3 September 2015

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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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 ...

The baler which Simon Brook fell into at the Batley site 3 September 2015

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...

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 ...

Viridor's plant will process glass packaging for Scotland's burgeoning whisky industry 2 September 2015

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

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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, can reveal. Research conducted into the best performing collection authorities in England ...

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