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22 May 2017

Casepak renews Rutland council recycling contract

Waste management firm Casepak has been awarded a renewed three-year contract to process 3,800 tonnes per annum of Rutland county council’s mixed dry recyclables. Casepak, which is based in Leicester, won the contract to process ...


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25 May 2017

North London ERF expected to be operational in 2025


Video Report: Peter Sharpe, managing director of LondonWaste Ltd, has spoken to about the future of the Edmonton EcoPark site in North London, which is due to undergo a major revamp. The Edmonton site has ...

24 May 2017

North Devon to trial three-weekly waste collection


North Devon council has announced changes to its waste collection service starting next month (5 June), which will include a trial of a three-weekly service for residual waste. The council is to switch from a fortnightly to a ...

23 May 2017

News in Brief (23/05/1017)


With news on: Highlander completes investment; Hubbub and Lucozade’s litter initiative; DS Smith supports Recycling Association manifesto, and; Wastecycle praised by new partner.

22 May 2017

Deposit scheme would hit councils, warns Vanston


Plastic bottle deposit schemes could threaten the investment made by local authorities in infrastructure and collection services, the packaging industry has warned. Concerns over the impact of deposit schemes were raised by Paul ...

19 May 2017

Agrivert and Amey among 2017 Awards for Excellence winners


Organic waste firm Agrivert was named the recycling business of the year at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management at London’s Landmark Hotel yesterday (18 May). Twelve awards were presented at the event...

19 May 2017

Bradford to sign 12-year waste contract


Bradford council is expected to sign its 12-year residual waste contract, worth up to £165 million, with the West Yorkshire business Associated Waste Management (AWM), next month (June). AWM was named preferred bidder for the ...

19 May 2017

East Devon to complete three-weekly waste switch


East Devon District council is preparing to complete the roll-out of its new recycling and waste scheme – which includes a three-weekly residual waste collection service – to a further 50,000 households across the borough. The...

18 May 2017

Lincolnshire in warning over ammunition at HWRCs


Lincolnshire county council has issued a warning to residents after Second World War shells, explosive caps, and ammunition for guns and shotguns were deposited at HWRCs across the county in recent weeks. According to the council...

17 May 2017

South Northants joins MetalMatters comms scheme


South Northamptonshire council is the latest local authority to join the ‘MetalMatters’ communications initiative to promote the recycling of metal packaging to householders. The MetalMatters programme, led by the packaging ...

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