Waste Management Wednesday 28 September 2016
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China’s Firion set to acquire Urbaser

A Chinese-owned group has agreed to buy the Spanish-owned Urbaser environmental services business which would see it take on a range of municipal services across the UK. [caption id="attachment_93029" align="alignright" width="314...


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Wales launches bag purchasing framework


The National Procurement Services for Wales has published details of companies selected for inclusion on a ‘waste disposal bags framework’ for use by Welsh public sector organisations. The category is the first specifically ...

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Suez to face penalties under Calderdale waste contract


Calderdale council is imposing financial penalties on its waste and recycling contractor Suez due to ongoing issues caused by an overhaul of its collection service. Suez began a new waste and recycling collection contract with...

waste disposal around communal bins 27 September 2016

Edinburgh trade waste inspection reveals low compliance


An enforcement team set up by Edinburgh council to tackle illegal removal of trade waste has found that only 41% of businesses currently comply with the disposal regulations.   The Waste Compliance Team, which comprises a ...

Neales' 'Airknife' separator will increase the production of SRF at its Clayton Hall facility 27 September 2016

Neales to boost SRF production with ‘Airknife’ investment


Neales Waste Management has completed the installation of new processing technology at its facility in Clayton Hall, Lancashire to increase SRF from the site.  The facility processes commercial and municipal waste to extract ...

Installation of the 70m steel stack at the Allerton Park Waste Recovery Plant was completed this month 26 September 2016

GIB-financed Allerton EfW plant edges closer


Construction work on the long-delayed Allerton Park Waste Recovery Plant near Knaresborough is ‘on track’ for the facility to come on-stream in early 2018, waste firm Amey has revealed. The announcement follows a ‘major ...

The Suez Severnside EfW plant which is now taking waste by rail from the West London Waste Authority area 23 September 2016

West London MD joins from contractor Suez


EXCLUSIVE: The West London Waste Authority meets today (23 September) for the first time with a new managing director, Emma Beal, who has joined from the authority’s contractor, Suez. At the authority meeting at Harrow ...

Gatwick will process Category 1 waste on-site, which includes waste from non-EU flights 23 September 2016

Energy from Waste round-up (23/09/2016)


With news on: Ballast Phoenix wins North London IBA contract; Clean Power EfW gets green light, and; Gatwick Airport to build on-site incinerator   Ballast Phoenix awarded North London IBA deal

Environment Agency officers shut down almost 1,000 illegal waste sites in 2015/16 23 September 2016

Waste prosecutions up, EA figures reveal


The number of waste businesses prosecuted by the Environment Agency rose in 2015 - despite an overall decline in prosecutions brought against companies for environmental offences. And, between April 2015 and March 2016, EA ...

An aerial view of West Berkshire's Padworth HWRC which is located at Veolia's Integrated Waste Management Facility 22 September 2016

Councils in discussion over cross-boundary HWRC permits


West Berkshire and Hampshire councils are ‘close’ to reaching an agreement that could allow some residents to use household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) across local authority boundaries. Discussions have taken place ahead ...

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