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Seven London boroughs which have contributed to the North London Waste Plan 4 August 2015

North London to continue ‘exporting’ waste

A draft version of the strategy for handling North London’s waste for the next 15 years has been published – which identifies the need to increase recycling and waste treatment capacity in the region. The seven North London ...


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The fund will help address concerns surrounding London's waste arisings 3 August 2015

LWARB to invest in waste fund


Up to £3 million is to be invested in a new waste fund in response to London’s rapid population growth, the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced today (August 3). LWARB will invest in venture and growth stage ...

The FM1 facility has capacity to process over 500,000 tonnes of solid fuel each year 3 August 2015

Ferrybridge Multifuel facility ‘fully operational’


The £300 million Ferrybridge Multifuel 1 energy from waste facility in West Yorkshire has started full commercial operations. Multifuel Energy Limited (MEL), a joint venture between energy and gas supplier SSE and US firm ...

Exmouth is one of the two trial areas proposed by East Devon council 3 August 2015

More councils looking to three-weekly refuse collections


Residents in two areas of East Devon will see their refuse collected once every three weeks, under a trial due to be launched by the district council from September 2015 to boost recycling. Launch of the trial in East Devon comes ...

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Hadfields Wood Recyclers shuts gates ‘to avoid EA enforcement’


Hadfields Wood Recyclers has temporarily shut gates to waste wood at its sites in Manchester and Middlesbrough to “avoid enforcement action from the Environment Agency” over material storage restrictions, the company revealed this morning...

The certificate was presented at TRA’s Recycling Day conference 29 July 2015

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Thurrock is now redirecting its recyclables from Tilbury Docks to Canning Town in East London 28 July 2015

Thurrock ‘let down’ as Suez closes Nordic MRF


EXCLUSIVE: Suez Environnement has today (July 28) confirmed the closure of a 100,000 tonnes-per-year capacity MRF in Tilbury Docks, owned by its subsidiary Nordic Recycling. The move has hit Essex-based Thurrock council, a MRF ...

Elmbridge council is due to initiate the contract in June 2017 28 July 2015

Surrey lines up shortlist for £100m collection contract


Biffa and Suez Environnement have been confirmed as two of five firms shortlisted to provide refuse and recycling collections on behalf of four councils in Surrey, can reveal. FCC Environment is also ...

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Fire destroys East Northants’ recycling fleet


A fleet of six recycling and waste collection vehicles used to collect waste on behalf of East Northamptonshire council was destroyed in a fire at contractor Kier’s depot in Chelveston early on Saturday morning (July 25). ...

Protestors marched on Cardiff City Hall to return their new wheeled bins last week 27 July 2015

Cardiff collection overhaul underway


Changes to the way refuse is collected in Cardiff come into effect today (July 27), as the city council strives to meet the 58% recycling target set by the Welsh Government. Residents living in ‘bag areas’ of the city will now...

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