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12 June 2017

Crew monitoring ‘essential’, says WISH

Guidance and an information sheet for the effective monitoring of safety in refuse and recycling collections have been produced by the waste industry’s safety organisation, the WISH Forum. Published today, the Forum noted that ...


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31 May 2017

South Gloucestershire moves to weekly recycling


South Gloucestershire council has said it expects to make substantial savings from changes to its collection services, which include a move to weekly collections for all recycling. The council said the plans, to be implemented ...

30 May 2017

Vehicle and plant news round-up (30/05/2017)


With news on: Riverside celebrates 20-year milestone; Bakers Waste truck donation; Bournemouth council endorses Reaclear; Ecogen’s Presona baler; and, ALBA’s RDF production line.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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