Paper Friday 6 March 2015
Closed: the entrance to the Aylesford Newsprint mill 27 February 2015

Aylesford closure prompts recycling resilience concern

The resilience of the UK recycling industry should be considered as a matter of urgency by the new government after the May general election, a leading local authority resources partnership has said. The Kent Resource Partnership...


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Price leap for used newspapers 5 March 2015

Price cut hits market for used newspapers


The amount paid for used newspapers and magazines has fallen by £30 a tonne this month and local authorities have again been warned that they are facing a fall in their material income. The reductions come after the closure of ...

Aylesford used about 500,000 tonnes of newspapers and magazines per year 5 March 2015

Recycling targets warning after price fall


A warning against "blindly chasing recycling" targets in the face of falling values for commodities has been issued by the UK's largest waste management company Veolia. And, strong concerns have also been raised by another waste ...

months after a previous restructure 2 March 2015

Malone moves up to run DS Smith Recycling


Long-serving DS Smith Recycling chief executive, Peter McGuinness, it to move up within the DS Smith Group to become its director of sustainability on March 17. At the same time a number of other management changes will take place...

East Cambridgeshire district council has approved a TEEP assessment which states that its commingled service meets EU regulations 2 March 2015

East Cambridgeshire in TEEP assessment


An assessment of commingling as a collection system for mixed dry recyclables by East Cambridgeshire district council has confirmed the approach as meeting regulations. But, just days ahead of its closure, Aylesford Newsprint last...

Close up artist impression of the K3 CHP facility - October 2014 26 February 2015

Wheelabrator EfW wins ‘contract for difference’ in DECC auction


Wheelabrator Technologies’ proposed energy from waste facility in Kent has been awarded a ‘contract for difference’ by the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) today (February 26). It is one of ...

One of the two paper machines inside the Aylesford mill 25 February 2015

Councils face newspaper price crash


Local authorities and contractors across England and Wales were today assessing the impact of the closure of the Aylesford Newsprint mill in Kent. They are facing challenges on the pricing front as well as actually moving used newspapers and ...

Closed: the entrance to the Aylesford Newsprint mill 24 February 2015

Russia blamed as Aylesford enters administration


Aylesford Newsprint has this morning (February 24) appointed finance and tax firm KPMG as its administrator. The appointment of KPMG comes after the paper mill, which makes recycled newsprint, told staff yesterday that it was ...

Queues of vehicles outside Aylesford Newsprint today, delivering used newspapers and collecting newsprint reels 23 February 2015

Deflation concern as Aylesford talks continue


Discussions were continuing this afternoon (Monday) over the future of the Aylesford Newsprint paper mill in Kent with the company expected to be placed into administration. However, a further statement is not now expected until ...

Aylesford used about 500,000 tonnes of newspapers and magazines per year 23 February 2015

Aylesford Newsprint seeking to go into administration


Aylesford Newsprint, which produces 400,000 tonnes of newsprint annually from recycled newspapers and magazines, is seeking to go into administration. The company told that it had made the announcement to staff ...

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