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24 February 2017

Walk for Waste to scale new heights in 2017

A sponsored walk which raised more than £6,000 for third world waste projects in 2016 will return this summer to take on Scafell Pike – England’s highest peak. WasteAid UK’s first ‘Walk for Waste’ saw 25 waste ...

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24 February 2017

Top collection crews sought for 2017 Awards for Excellence


Local authorities and waste firms are being encouraged to champion the hard work of their collection crews by putting them forward for the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management. The deadline has now been extended...

23 February 2017

Charity news round-up (23/02/2017)


The latest charity news stories from the waste and recycling sector, including: Tandridge's Simon Mander to tackle London Marathon; FCC Greatmoor donation; Christmas tree appeal, and; Andigestion donates to pavilion cause.

15 February 2017

Teignbridge collection worker suffers chest injury


Teignbridge district council has launched an investigation after one of its waste collection crew workers suffered a chest injury yesterday (14 February). Emergency services were called to Oak Tree Grove, Shaldon, at around midday...

14 February 2017

Egbert Taylor Group announces netBin partnership


Egbert Taylor Group has announced a strategic partnership with software developer FarSite Communications, for distribution of its netBin software system. The netBin fill-monitoring system measures container capacity using sensors ...

13 February 2017

Appointments round-up (13/02/2017)


With news on: Liz Goodwin nominated for LWARB post; Woodruff joins Ricardo; Cycle Link UK appoints Lydia Burchnall; Slicker Recycling in double appointment, and; PHS Wastekit fills senior role.

10 February 2017

Obituary: Chris Coggins


Tributes have been paid to Professor Chris Coggins, PGCE PhD FCIWM FRGS FRSA, who died earlier this week aged 69. Prof Coggins was a well-known and respected authority on waste management and a popular figure throughout the ...

10 February 2017

Hayman appointed shadow Defra minister


Labour MP Sue Hayman has been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs following the resignation of Rachael Maskell last week. Ms Hayman – whose opposition brief will include waste and ...

9 February 2017

News in Brief (09/02/2017)


With news on: REA slams AD subsidy setback; Solar Park to power Swindon HWRC; Waitrose launches CNG-fuelled fleet; 'Recyclability by Design' guidelines revised, and; Ward Recycling director cuts ribbon on community project  

30 January 2017

RUK celebrates success with record-breaking Welsh football team


A record-breaking run of 27 consecutive victories for the Welsh Premier League football champions The New Saints FC has earned global attention for recycling firm Recycling UK Ltd– the club’s main sponsor using its group brand RUKGROUP....

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