Waste Management Saturday 25 March 2017
Gatwick 24 March 2017

DHL and Gatwick open biomass waste plant

Logistics firm DHL has formally opened a £3.8 million biomass burning facility at Gatwick Airport – which it is claimed is the ‘first of its kind in the world’ to treat Category 1 waste from international flights. Catering ...


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24 March 2017

WRAP to work with GMWDA to boost recycling


The resources charity WRAP has announced a partnership with the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) – Resource Greater Manchester – aimed at driving up recycling across the north western conurbation. Resource ...

23 March 2017

Kier agrees early end to East Sussex contract


Services firm Kier has agreed to an early end to a 10-year waste and recycling collection contract with four East Sussex councils. The decision has been taken due to ‘significant’ change in the recycling market, according to ...

23 March 2017

Bryson launches second phase of charity scheme


Bryson Recycling is encouraging residents in up to 170,000 households across Northern Ireland to maximise recycling as part of a charity initiative. The ‘Recycling Rewards’ scheme now in its second year, is aiming to raise £...

23 March 2017

Drainage change secures asbestos landfill for Mick George


Cambridgeshire-based waste management firm Mick George Ltd has secured approval for an increase in annual throughput at its landfill near Ely, from 50,000 tonnes to 200,000 tonnes per annum. The approval comes after the ...

22 March 2017

SOCOTEC announces acquisition of ESG


French-owned certification and inspection group SOCOTEC has announced the acquisition of Environmental Services Group (ESG), the UK-based testing and services firm. ESG, which was previously majority owned by 3i Group PLC (3i...

22 March 2017

Augean reports growth in revenue during 2016


The specialist waste business Augean Group has announced its financial results for the year ending 2016, reporting a 25% increase in revenue compared to 2015. The company, which has 11 sites across the UK, has reported that total ...

22 March 2017

News in Brief (22/03/2017)


With news on: Tesco launches hotline to tackle food waste; Newcastle Waste Commission meets; fly-tipping at Biffa site, and; Renewi opens on London Stock Exchange.

21 March 2017

Consultation opens on charging illegal sites landfill tax


A consultation on whether to bring illegal waste sites within the scope of landfill tax in England and Northern Ireland has been officially launched after being announced earlier this month as part of the Spring Budget. The

20 March 2017

Councils hold ‘crime-scene’ fly-tipping events


A range of local authorities across England today (March 20) are holding ‘crime-scene’ fly-tipping events as part of a Keep Britain Tidy campaign. The campaign, launched today, aims to make the public aware of the need to ...

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