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3 July 2017

LGA funding ‘brings delivery partners together’

Funding by the Local Government Association has brought delivery partners together on improving recycling levels and waste services generally, according to a review of the scheme. Known as the LGA’s Waste and Recycling Programme...

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27 July 2017

AD biogas ‘can help air quality crisis’

 

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and Renewable Energy Association, have called on the government to increase the use of renewable biomethane to fuel vehicles, as part of efforts to tackle air pollution in the UK.

27 July 2017

Liebherr launches equipment safety programme

 

Material handling and wheeled loader manufacturer Liebherr has launched a ‘Product Familiarisation Programme’ to help improve on-site safety in the waste sector. The Product Familiarisation Programme will be available to all ...

27 July 2017

Waste companies respond to driver ‘shortage’

 

A number of waste and recycling companies are putting measures in place to tackle a reported national shortage of qualified drivers. The shortage has been attributed to a number of factors including the demands of the job and the ...

20 July 2017

Resource agenda to underpin RWM 2017

 

Better management of the world’s resources will be the theme underpinning this year’s RWM show, the organisers have announced. The event, held in partnership with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), ...

20 July 2017

Equipment news round-up (20/07/2017)

 

With news on: McCarthy Marland’s Doosan equipment; Devon Contract waste invests in MAC; Mobil-Inn installs Arbor’s smart systems; Lubo builds sorting installation for BPS Recycling; and, AD REM introduces ‘VULTURE’.

13 July 2017

Agrivert unveils £14m AD facility near London

 

Organic waste business, Agrivert, opened its £14m anaerobic digestion (AD) facility yesterday (12 July). Sited in Colney, North London, the plant is expected to process 50,000 tonnes of food and liquid wastes each year.

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ReFood opens Dagenham AD facility

 

Food waste recycling company, ReFood, opened a ‘state-of-the-art’ anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Dagenham on Friday (7 July), with a capacity to divert 160,000 tonnes of food waste a year. The plant, which was a £32m ...

6 July 2017

Vanden expands with Cambridgeshire plastic facility

 

Vanden Recycling has reached a ‘key milestone’ in the company’s expansion with the opening of a plastic processing facility for post-consumer material in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire. The recycling company already collects and...

6 July 2017

Waste sector fatalities soar in 2016/17

 

The number of workers in the waste and recycling sector fatally injured at work in the last year has more than doubled in comparison to 2015/16, according to the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) annual figures, released this week.

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