Councils Sunday 4 October 2015
Discussing TEEP at yesterday's RWM panel were (l-r) Dave White, Kenneth Sherwood, Linda Crichton, Lorna Pannett, Mike Tregent and Roy Hathaway 18 September 2015

Environment Agency assessing TEEP risk

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Councillor Mike Brian welcomed the fleet upgrade 2 October 2015

News in brief (02/10/15)


With news on; HWRC opens in Bridport; Biffa deploys new Stratford-on-Avon fleet; TerraCycle stubs out cigarette waste; William Tracey in RDF export deal, and; CCE in Rugby World Cup initiative ...

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Broxbourne braced for waste collection changes


A new household waste collection system will be rolled out across Broxbourne from next week in a bid to reduce the cost of sending refuse to landfill. From Monday (October 5), residents in the Hertfordshire borough will see their ...

MSP Richard Lochhead 30 September 2015

Scotland sees minor recycling growth in 2014


Scotland’s councils recycled and composted 42.8% of the country’s household waste in 2014 - an increase of just 0.6% from the previous year’s performance, official data published today (September 30) suggests. The figures ...

Cory will transfer its Southend-on-Sea contract to Veolia on Monday after 25 years 30 September 2015

Southend set for Veolia collection handover


Veolia is due to begin waste and recycling collections in Southend-on-Sea next week, under a new contract believed to be worth up to £150 million. The arrangement, which is set to turn for 15 and a half years, also includes ...

Whithorn Bay in Wigtownshire. Changes to recycling in the areas has seen an increase in vehicle and staff costs 29 September 2015

MSP calls for Dumfries to suspend recycling rollout


An MSP for South Scotland has called on Dumfries and Galloway council to suspend the rollout of its new five-bin collection system – which is more than £400,000 over budget. Scottish Parliament member Jim Hume has urged the ...

GMB is calling for better design of collection routes to reduce worker exposure to traffic pollution 29 September 2015

Refuse workers at risk from ‘unsafe’ air pollution


Trade union GMB has reiterated its calls for improved design of collection routes and local air quality monitoring in order to protect frontline refuse workers exposed to ‘unsafe’ levels of traffic pollution in the UK. The...

Scottish councils are being encouraged to adopt 'consistent' policies around waste collection and communiciations 29 September 2015

Scottish councils seeking ‘consistent’ waste policies


Scottish councils are being encouraged to sign up to a recycling collections charter with the aim of establishing ‘consistency’ amongst collection strategies for each of the country’s 32 local authorities. Work on the ...

Gent Fairhead & Co. has applied for a further planning variation on the application it submitted in 2010 29 September 2015

Gent Fairhead seeks further variation for Essex plant


The developer of an estimated 1.4 million tonne capacity energy recovery centre in Essex has applied to change the design and size of its facility, which would include increased throughput of waste-derived fuel. Gent Fairhead &...

An artist's impression of the proposed new Edmonton EfW facility 28 September 2015

Consent order for North London ERF to be submitted


Members of the North London Waste Authority (NLWA) have approved the submission of plans for the replacement energy recovery facility, to be located at the Edmonton EcoPark near Tottenham. On Friday (September 25), the ...

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