Business Friday 21 July 2017
18 May 2017

First Mile targets growth after GCP investment

Private equity firm Growth Capital Partners (GCP) has completed an investment in London-based recycling company First Mile, which the company says will fund growth across the UK. GCP said it is investing alongside First Mile's ...


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17 May 2017

Henschel shear boosts S Norton’s London capacity


Liverpool-based S Norton & Co Ltd has announced that full production has been reached after an investment of more than £10 million in plant, cranage and associated site works to increase efficiency and capacity at its Barking site in...

12 May 2017

HSBC provides funding for London construction waste firm


Croydon-based waste management company, Able Waste Services, has received a “six figure funding package” from the HSBC banking group. Able Waste has used the finance to invest in equipment including a Trommel screen and a ...

11 May 2017

Bristol Waste Company launches commercial service


The council-owned waste business Bristol Waste Company has launched a commercial waste and recycling service to meet ‘increasing demand’ from businesses in the city and rival private sector operators. Under the name ‘Bristol...

4 May 2017

News in Brief (04/05/2017)


With news on: Glamorgan Cricket Club sees recycling boost; Ealing hits recycling target ahead of schedule; Rental sector recycling guide, and; Cawleys vehicle investment.

25 April 2017

LWARB launches Advance London support scheme


The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched its three-year support programme – Advance London – to help London’s small and medium-sized businesses adopt ‘circular economy’ business models. Advance London, ...

Gatwick 24 March 2017

DHL and Gatwick open biomass waste plant


Logistics firm DHL has formally opened a £3.8 million biomass burning facility at Gatwick Airport – which it is claimed is the ‘first of its kind in the world’ to treat Category 1 waste from international flights. Catering ...

22 March 2017

News in Brief (22/03/2017)


With news on: Tesco launches hotline to tackle food waste; Newcastle Waste Commission meets; fly-tipping at Biffa site, and; Renewi opens on London Stock Exchange.

3 March 2017

Ellgia acquires local competitor Purple Recycling


Cambridgeshire commercial waste business Ellgia has today (3 March) announced the acquisition of local competitor Purple Recycling. The Ely-based company anticipates a ‘smooth transition’ and will take over operations at ...

2 March 2017

News in Brief (02/03/2017)


With news on: Collard metal site; LCF grant for café; RDF exporter anniversary, and; Envac to join ‘smart cities’ initiative.

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