Waste Management Wednesday 10 February 2016
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Panda agrees to buy Ireland’s Greenstar

Ireland is set to see significant consolidation within its waste management industry, with the announcement that Panda is to acquire most of rival firm Greenstar. The board of Greenstar announced today (February 9) that a ...

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Appointments round-up (10/02/2016)

 

With news on: Paldeep Bhatti to take lead at Kent Resource Partnership; Ray Burberry to retire from WAMITAB, and; Andigestion appoints business development manager.

Households in Daventry may be in line for a new recycling and waste collection system from 2018 9 February 2016

Daventry to vote on recycling overhaul

 

Councillors in the Northamptonshire borough of Daventry will vote on Thursday (11 February) on proposals to overhaul the council’s waste and recycling collection system. Plans to shake-up the existing collection regime are being...

waste data launch 9 February 2016

Government urged to act on waste data transparency

 

The author of a Ricardo-AEA report on waste data has claimed it would be “naïve” for government to rely on voluntary initiatives alone in providing more transparent waste data reporting. Unveiling the consultancy’s ‘Waste...

Images of Shanks' Wakefield plant 9 February 2016

News in brief (09/02/2016)

 

With news on: Shanks and Machinex partner on sorting systems; Lumicom handles WEEE for Scotland roads project; PK Safety provides PPE to Smart Solutions; Suez receives 'outstanding' BREEAM status, and; Viridor installs two Eriez suspended magnets...

Conwy could become the first council in Wales to switch to a four weekly waste collection system 8 February 2016

Conwy looks to four-weekly refuse collections

 

Conwy could become the first council in Wales to move to four-weekly collections of refuse, if approved by the authority in the coming weeks. The proposal, which has been put to the authority’s scrutiny committee, could soon be ...

FCC Greatmoor-8720 cover 8 February 2016

FCC’s Greatmoor EfW takes first waste load

 

FCC’s Greatmoor energy from waste plant has taken its first delivery of residual waste and is generating power, the company has announced. The plant – which has the capacity treat up to 300,000 tonnes of residual waste ...

New Blue Recycling Bag cover 8 February 2016

Milton Keynes trials reusable recycling sacks

 

Milton Keynes council is trialling reusable ‘bags for life’ for mixed recyclables in place of distributing free disposable pink sacks to residents in a bid to save £500,000 per year. Two areas in Beanhill received the bags ...

Dr Liz Goodwin has been awarded an OBE 8 February 2016

WRAP finances ‘excellent’ as Goodwin reveals departure

 

Dr Liz Goodwin is to step down from her position as chief executive of WRAP at the end of June, the waste and resources charity has announced today (8 February). WRAP’s second ever chief executive, Dr Goodwin, 54, has led the ...

southampton emptying bins 8 February 2016

Hampshire councils defend recycling record

 

A senior councillor in Hampshire has defended the county’s performance on recycling - despite recording a recycling rate of 38% in 2014/15 - claiming that the authority is among the best performers on landfill diversion in England.

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