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Sheffield metal recycler fined over fatality

A Sheffield-based metal recycler has been ordered to pay £160,000 after a worker was killed by an exploding gas cylinder. Walter Heselwood Limited pleaded guilty to a number of safety failings following the fatal incident at its ...


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A fridge flytipped in the district of Lichfield 20 January 2016

Council warns over rise in fridge fly-tipping


Rules governing the depollution of end of life fridges and freezers appear to be a factor in an increased number of the white goods being fly-tipped, according to one local authority in the West Midlands. Lichfield district ...

Kent Resource Partnership has received funding for a new wave of recycling campaigns in 2016 19 January 2016

Kent gains over £100,000 for fresh recycling drive


The Kent Resource Partnership has received more than £100,000 to fund plastics and metal recycling communications across 11 local authority areas. Over £70,000 has been secured via WRAP’s ‘Increasing Communications through ...

Coca-Cola’s Christmas truck tour has been supported by a recycling initiative 24 December 2015

Christmas recycling news round-up (24/12/2015)


With news on: Coca-Cola promotes can recycling; Staffordshire WEEE drive; East Sussex calls for Christmas recycling vigilance, and; Alupro promotes aluminium recycling during festive period.

Middleton baler and conveyor at Merthr Tydfil 16 December 2015

Plant & equipment round-up (16/12/2015)


With news on: MRF site in Pentrebach; ACS praises tracking system; Terex|Finlay adds to its range of cone crushers, and; HPR Stoke install Bunting metal separator. 

Robert-Fell-crop 16 December 2015

Packaging specialist appointed BMRA director general


Ian Hetherington is to step down as director general of the British Metal Recycling Association (BMRA) - with Ardagh Group’s Robert Fell named as his successor. Mr Hetherington, who was appointed director general in early 2009, ...

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 ...

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. The ...

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...

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