Metals Tuesday 1 December 2015
The latest MRF reporting data shows no increase in the number of reporting facilities 11 November 2015

Regulator queries on MRF reporting data ‘still high’

The number of queries raised by regulators on quality and contamination data submitted by MRF operators has fallen slightly but is “still high”, according to WRAP, in its analysis of the latest quarterly MRF data. [caption id...


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shredder yard uk 23 November 2015

Scrap metal moving despite price pressure


Metal recyclers are seeing prices in ferrous grades still failing to rise significantly from recent lows in value although material is described as “continuing to move”. However, falls in the copper price are adding to ...

Ayrshire councils and MetalMatters launched a joint campaign in August 9 November 2015

News in brief (09/11/2015)


With news on: Isle of Wight AD deal; Viridor sponsors football team; MetalMatters milestone; Christmas jumper campaign. (more&...

There is little difference between incineration and landfill in regards to carbon emissions, the report argues 28 October 2015

Waste sector has ‘considerable scope’ to cut CO2 in EU


Changing waste management practices across the EU – particularly through boosting aluminium and textile recycling – could play a significant role in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to a new Europe-wide study carried out...

scrap metal a 26 October 2015

EMR buys Nebbett’s in Croydon metal deal


The UK’s largest metal recycling business, European Metal Recycling, has bought one of London’s larger independent recycling businesses, B Nebbett & Son, of Croydon. The Nebbett business was incorporated in 2002 and is...

More cutbacks across the UK steel industry are likely to increase pressure on metal recyclers 20 October 2015

Recyclers to focus on export market for metals


The export market for scrap metal is set to become even more important as the UK steel industry continues to decline. Metals recyclers say that the decline in UK demand for material which will follow today’s Tata Steel cutbacks ...

Cumbria Waste Group has won a new contract 19 October 2015

News in Brief (19/10/2015)


With news on a new logo and head office for the BMRA; contract win for Cumbria Waste Services; EU speech on competition in the waste sector; careers day at Buckinghamshire EfW; and, launch of EU-UK environment inquiry ...

Council "dismay" as Leeds refuse workers reject deal 19 October 2015

Firefighters tackle EMR scrap metal blaze


Firefighters were called to a blaze involving 1,300 tonnes of waste at European Metal Recycling’s site in central Leeds on Sunday (October 18). West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service deployed five engines to the Knowsthorpe ...

The EU LIFE-funded project seeks to explore commercial opportunities for recivering raw materials from WEEE 14 October 2015

WRAP-led European project to look at WEEE material recovery


A 2.1 million euro (£1.56 million) project to explore commercial opportunities for recovering raw materials from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) was announced by WRAP today (October 14) in partnership with European ...

Generic MRF 24 September 2015

MRF operators ‘must comply’ with data reporting


Concerns over waste operator compliance have been raised following publication of the latest quarterly data for materials recycling facilities (MRFs) in England and Wales today (September 24). Resource Association chief executive ...

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