Paper Tuesday 30 June 2015
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 ...


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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  

Biffa's Aldridge MRF has had glass cleaning and fibre optic sorting technology installed 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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Recyclers eye ballot paper recycling ‘boost’


As UK voters hit the polls today (May 7) paper recyclers are eyeing up a ballot papers boost for confidential paper shredding next year. Guidance provided by the Electoral Commission to local returning officers for today’s ...

Tullis Russell Papermakers fell into administration yesterday (April 27) 28 April 2015

RWE assesses effect of Tullis Russell collapse


The operator of a major £200 million biomass facility in Scotland has said that the plant will continue to operate as normal despite the news that its main heat and power customer has entered administration. RWE Npower officially...

Tullis Russell Papermakers Ltd (top left) pictured from the RWE Npower biomass plant (bottom right) 27 April 2015

RWE biomass plant could lose main customer


Tullis Russell Papermakers Ltd – the Fife paper mill supplied with heat and power by RWE Npower’s waste wood biomass energy plant – has fallen into administration with the loss of 325 jobs. A further 149 jobs are also at ...

The Gent Fairhead facility would be based at Rivenhall Airfield near Braintree 17 April 2015

Rivenhall plant allowed to source waste outside of Essex


A proposed merchant energy recovery centre in Essex with the capacity to treat more than a million tonnes of materials per year has been granted permission to source solid recovered fuel as well as materials for recycling from outside of the ...

The EuRIC debate took place in Brussels 7 April 2015

Recyclers set out hopes for EU circular economy package


The use of recycled materials needs to be incentivised across Europe, according to the recently-formed European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC), which represents paper and metal recyclers across Europe. The comments ...

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