Paper Sunday 30 August 2015
Rick Waterson was responsible for the purchase of 430,000 tonnes of recovered paper to supply the Palm Paper newsprint ill at Kings Lynn 28 August 2015

Appointments round-up (28/08/2015)

Colin Clarke and Rick Waterson have new posts in the the recovered paper sector; Dorset's interim chief heads to Hong Kong; and a shredder expert is poised to advise on RDF and other materials. ...


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The value of scrap cars has reduced below light iron. In recent years fewer cars have been abandoned but they are now evident again - picture in West London, August 2015 24 August 2015

Councils ‘must face up to new economic realism’


With world stock markets seeing declines on August 24 of more than 5.5%, recycling sector experts are waiting to see whether there is a knock-on effect on commodities. On the paper front, one leading exporter of recovered ...

paperpackaging 6 August 2015

Paper packaging flow study launched


A joint project to research how much paper and card packaging is placed on the UK market has been launched by Valpak and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) today (August 6). The study into paper and card packaging ...

Birmingham council is to retain its 35% recycling rate 8 July 2015

Birmingham looks to reduce recycling target as rate falls


Birmingham city council looks set to downgrade its 2015/16 recycling target to just 30% - after a damning report revealed recycling within England’s largest local authority has declined. (UPDATE: For update on ...

TGM’s refurbished baling press 7 July 2015

Plant and equipment round-up (07/07/2015)


With news on: Eriez opening a test centre in Wales; balers for TGM and the Co-Operative Group; the launch of a freestanding walling system; and, safety gloves for LondonWaste   TGM Environmental ...

Until today, South Molton Recycle carried out recycling collections for Torridge district council 29 June 2015

South Molton Recycle enters administration


Longstanding social enterprise South Molton Recycle Ltd has gone into administration today (June 29) after providing recycling services to Devon residents for 29 years. The South Molton-based organisation, which has over 34 staff ...

The demand for used newspapers and magazines has seen prices rise 19 June 2015

Recycling commodities market bounces back


Price rises in the waste paper markets and signs of stability and small rises for other materials are being seen as a notable upturn for the recycling sector and local authorities. Earlier this year councils received a severe ...

(L-R) The Recycling Association's Simon Ellin, SEPA's Colin Murrow and Jonathan Bell of Dyne Solicitors all spoke at the TFS seminar 11 June 2015

Paper exporters seek SEPA quality inspection clarity


Waste paper firms have voiced their frustration at the lack of prescribed and consistent contamination limits for bales of material sent for export from the UK in light of a perceived clampdown from regulators in Scotland. ...

Work has begun on the Carbon8 facility 5 June 2015

News in brief (05/06/2015)


With news on; Carbon8 Avonmouth construction; Oxfordshire landfill maintenance contract; Newport Paper contract award; Mick George commercial waste service launch, and; South Wales Enviroparks groundbreaking  

Councils expect MRF gate fees to rise as material value declines and quality improves 4 June 2015

Biffa invests £3.1m in MRF glass cleaning


Biffa has invested £3.1 million into glass cleaning technology at its two ‘super’ MRFs at Aldridge in the West Midlands and Edmonton in North London, aiming to boost material quality and “reduce the risk presented by the volatile ...

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